Assistant Housing Counselor
Gurpreet joined Chhaya CDC in September 2015 as a CUNY Service Corps Intern. After completing his service year, he was hired as an Assistant Housing Counselor in May 2016. Gurpreet works with the Housing Preservation team and helps members of the community who are struggling to remain in their homes and are facing foreclosure, individuals who are looking to purchase their first home, and homeowners looking to make their home more energy efficient. Gurpreet has grown up in the Jackson Heights area and is passionate about helping members of his community. He is currently finishing up his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Economics from The City College of New York. He is fluent in Punjabi and Hindi. In his free time he enjoys reading and learning about new cultures.