Bishop Sheen Ecumenical Housing Foundation, Inc. (Rochester, NY)


  • Name:Dr. Allynn Smith
  • Title:Executive Director

Organization Address

  • Organization Name:Bishop Sheen Ecumenical Housing Foundation, Inc.
  • Address:935 East Avenue
    Suite 300
    Rochester, NY 14607
    United States

Organization Phone

  • Main phone:585-461-4263
  • Main fax:585-461-5177

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  • Mission:
  • Bishop Sheen Ecumenical Housing Foundation, Inc. (Sheen Housing) is a not-for-profit corporation that facilitates the provision of safe, decent, affordable housing for very low to moderate income families, seniors and persons with disabilities in order to promote their self worth and dignity.

  • History:
  • Sheen Housing was established on December 12, 1967 to help low-income families purchase their first homes by providing loans and grants for closing costs. Over the past years, programs and staff have been added to address a wider range of urban and rural housing needs. Today Sheen Housing supports not only families, seniors and persons with disabilities but also organizations that provide housing for low-income people. Our service area includes the Counties of: Allegany, Cayuga, Chemung, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates. We provide home repair services to decrease substandard housing conditions that threaten the health and safety of residents. We offer home ownership opportunities and housing counseling. We provide affordable rental opportunities for families, seniors and persons with disabilities.

    The Roman Catholic and Episcopal Dioceses of Rochester fund the administrative costs for Sheen Housing. Additionally, the organization currently is receiving administrative support from the NYS Division of Housing and Community Renewal. Program support comes from the NYS Affordable Housing Corporation, NYS Housing Trust Fund, Rural Development, US Department of Housing and Urban Development and from contributions of corporations, foundations and individuals.

    Sheen Housing has expertise in program compliance and reporting systems required by NYS Division of Housing and Community Renewal, NYS Affordable Housing Corporation, Rural Development, US Department of Housing and Urban Development and other agencies. As such, Sheen Housing has established a favorable reputation with federal, state and local housing agencies. An expert Board directs program focus and planning with the assistance of a professional staff.

  • Year established:1968
  • Endowment:Unknown


  • Executive / Trustee board size:2
  • Advisory board size:15
  • Staff size:10

Board and Executive Names

  • Board Members / Trustees:
  • Rt. Rev. Prince Singh, Trustee
    Most Rev. Matthew H. Clark, Trustee
    Sherri Catalano, President
    Kevin LoCicero, Vice President
    John M. Berry, Secretary
    Charles Chapin, Treasurer
    Amy Batzing
    Linda Berger-Dunn
    Michael Connelly
    Patrick L. Cusato
    Sharon DiNardo Allen
    Nellie Hedegard
    Peter Hin
    Roseanne Khaleel
    Bruce Marche`
    Kevin Marren
    Penny Wisneski

  • Executive Director / President:
  • Allynn Smith, Executive Director

Staff Names

  • Key Staff:
  • Rosemary Mackie, Rehabilitation Specialist
    Patrick Colville, Program Manager
    Deborah Spillane, Housing Counselor
    Joseph Ganley, Administrative Associate
    Linda Donohue, Bookkeeper


  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:United States
  • Tax Determination Letter:Received Determination Letter
  • IRS Section:501(c)(3)
  • IRS Subsection:None
  • Tax ID:16-6101149

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IRS Business Master File Information

  • EIN:166101149
  • Sort (Secondary) Name:
  • Care Of Name:
  • Organization Address:935 EAST AVE
  • Organization City:ROCHESTER
  • Organization State:NY
  • Organization Zip:14607-2216
  • Group Exemption Number:0928
  • Subsection Code:03
  • Classification Code(s):1
  • Subsection/Classification Desc.:Charitable Organization
  • Affiliation Code:9
  • Ruling Date:March, 1946
  • Deductibility Code:1
  • Foundation Code:15
  • Foundation Code Desc.:Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general publicĀ 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
  • Activity Code(s):160, 399
  • Activity Code Desc.(s):Aid to the handicapped (see also 031), Other housing activities
  • Organization Code:1 (Corporation)
  • Exempt Org. Status Code:01 (Unconditional Exemption)
  • Tax Period:June, 2017
  • Filing Requirement Category:01 (990 (all other) or 990EZ return)
  • Accounting Period:June
  • NTEE Code:
  • Asset Amount:$8,495,930
  • Asset Code:7 ($5,000,000 - $9,999,999)
  • Income Amount:$1,519,571
  • Income Code:6 ($1,000,000 - $4,999,999)
  • 990 Revenue Amount:$1,503,128
  • Last Updated:2/17/2018 5:27:27 pm

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