Rav Mendel Drizin a’h came from a very prominent Chabad family. He greatly enhanced its reputation with his many acts of chesed, in addition to being both a talmid chacham and blessed with an astute business sense. One of his many areas of focus was in providing housing opportunities for hundreds of frum mishpachos to be able to live nicely in Crown Heights. Towards this end, he undertook a significant amount of personal risk . Yehi zichro baruch.