VASE Construction


Section 3 - Resident Owned Business Program
By Elm City Communities/ Housing Authority of the City of New Haven

James Bartley at VASE Management

Office 203-495-6300
Toll free 800-930-0275;
Fax: 800-930-0207
Email; Copy

General Information


VASE Management Office
531A Ferry Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Hours of Operations:

Monday – Friday

Who can participate?

Residents of Elm City Communities/Housing Authority of the City of New Haven
(There is NO CHARGE to participate)

Program Manager

Vincencia Adusei
VASE Management LLC

(Appointments required. Walk-ins will not be accepted)

Program Overview

Elm City Communities/ Housing Authority of the City of New Haven (HANH) continues to strengthen Resident Owned Business (ROB's) Development by providing consultation services and workshops. Workshops includes business and financial capacity assessments;  business entity formation; development of business plans; business conduct;  financial management; obtaining liability insurance; licensing; understanding bonding process; and other business growth training. HANH ROB services covers both construction and non-construction.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Complete Referral Form  (click here to download PDF form).
  2. Resident Assessment.
  3. Ten (10) Steps reading about Business start-up.
  4. Quarterly workshop - HANH offers workshops for Residents and ROB's.
  5. Form Business.
  6. Existing ROB's must provide Articles of Organization; EIN #, previous year tax returns; operating agreement; and trade license (if applicable).

Other Services for Approved ROBS

  • Office sapce 
  • Compauter/ labtop station for Residents 
  • Business plan writing
  • Financial management
  • Business registration
  • Getting license
  • Employer responsibilities
  • Business certifications
  • Contractual payment terms
  • Payroll services
  • and more

  • Revolving Loan

Current ROBS

  • Child Care Services - Learning and Growing, LLC
    Contact Damarish Hernandez @ 203-606-4587  |

  • Temporary Employment Agency - Zion Enterprises
    Contact Letanya Irby @ 203-214-5122  | 

  • Electrical Services - OHS Construction Services LLC
    Contact Tony Sealy @ 203-627-6250  |

  • Food Services - Heavenly Icing, LLC
    Contact Clementine Johnson @ 203-782-4858  |  |

  • Plumbing - A&T Mechanical LLC
    Contact Bryant Thomas @ 203.627-9735  |

  • Professional Transportation - Randall's Professional Transportation LLC
    Contact Edward Randall @ 203-285-0705  | 

  • Drywall Services - Quality Drywall Services
    Contact Amarylis @ 603-509-6015  |

  • Tax Credit Monitoring and Consultation - The Mecca Agency
    Contact Ebony Miller @ 203-606-4174  |