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About Us

Alliance for Building Communities (ABC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency with its home office located at 532 Walnut Street in downtown Allentown. ABC is an Equal Opportunity affordable housing provider that adheres to regulations set by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and employs HUD-certified housing counselors.

In existence since 1975, ABC serves an area in northeastern Pennsylvania that includes Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Carbon, Monroe and Schuylkill Counties. The agency's team is made up of 20 to 23 employees and a volunteer board.

Our Vision

Empowering people to develop thriving diverse communities.

By the Numbers

Years of Service. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Number of Living Units (homes & apartments)
 Owned and Managed by ABC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 510
Number of Senior Citizens and Family Members Housed. . . . . . . . . . . . . 700+
Estimated Annual Taxes Paid to Local Municipalities. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $400,000+
Counties Served by ABC Properties & Management. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
  (Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, Berks, Schuylkill & Monroe)

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Available Units Annual Reports

  • Joseph Medl, Chair

  • Sandy Colon, Vice Chair

  • Altagracia Mercado, Secretary

  • Joseph E. Schupp,Treasurer

  • Michael Garger, HR Chair

  • Craig Evans, Community Relations Chair

  • Michael F. Bradley

  • Shannon Calluori, Real Estate Committee Chair

  • Radames Gonzalez

  • Nathan Chappell

  • James Rotherham

  • Elizabeth Martinez

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to view board members.

ABC Tamaqua Hi-Rise, Inc.

  • Gerry Alfano, President

  • Joe Medl, Vice President

  • Pat Stephanic, Treasurer

  • Sandy Colon, Secretary

  • Altagracia Mercado

  • Shannon Calluori

420 E. Broad Street

  • Gerry Alfano, President

  • Joe Medl, Vice President

  • Pat Stephanic, Treasurer

Eagle Valley Senior Housing, Inc.

  • Joe Medl, President

  • Gerry Alfano, Vice President

  • Mike Corso, Secretary

  • James Rotherham

  • Shannon Calluori

  • Mike Bradley

Greystone Apartments, Inc.

  • Joe Medl, President

  • Gerry Alfano, Vice President

  • Altagracia Mercado, Secretary

  • Joe Schupp, Treasurer

  • Radames Gonzalez, Resident Rep

401 Hazle Street, Inc.

  • Gerry Alfano, President

  • Joe Medl, Vice President

  • Pat Stephanic, Secretary

  • Sandy Colon

Knitting Mill, Inc.

  • Gerry Alfano, President

  • Joe Medl, Vice President

  • Craig Evan, Secretary

  • Shannon Calluori, Treasurer

Livingston Manor Senior Apartments

  • Gerry Alfano, President

  • Joe Medl, Vice President

  • Altagracia Mercado, Secretary

  • Joe Schupp, Treasurer

  • Mike Bradley

  • Nathan Chappell

LVHDC (Catasaqua Towers)

  • Joe Medl, President

  • Gerry Alfano, Vice President

  • Joe Schupp, Secretary /Treasurer

Mountain View Slatington

  • Gerry Alfano, President

  • Joe Medl, Vice President

  • Joe Schupp, Treasurer

  • James Rotherham



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