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25
JUN
2013

USDA Housing Preservation Grant Funds Available

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Housing Preservation Grant Funds can be used for rehabilitation of owner occupied or rental housing. More information here. Limited to Towns of under 20,000. The pre-application is available until August 2, 2013
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13
JUN
2013

CFA Workshop Schedule Published

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35 Workshops through out the State have been scheduled beginning June 17, ongoing through July. Each Regional Economic Development Council will have multiple workshops. These schedules are found here For supplemental forms and instructions for OCR programs in the Consolidated...
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06
JUN
2013

2013 CFA Applications Available

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NYS Empire State Development has announced a third round of competitive funding using the CFA process. On June 17, the funding applications will be available for submission by 4:00 PM August 12, 2013.  26 programs administered by 13 State Agencies are under the CFA Umbrella.  A...
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14
MAY
2013

Still time to submit comments!

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Each year NY prepares a spending plan for HUD funds and gives you an opportunity for comment. On June 4 and 5 hearings will be held in Albany, Syracuse, Buffalo and NYC  giving you a chance to testify on how HUD funds should be spent in 2014.  Written comments will be accepted...
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13
MAY
2013

HOME rent limits for 2013

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New York HOME High and Low rent limits here. The 2013 HOME Rent Limits have been issued and are effective on June 1, 2013. There are important changes to this year’s rent limits calculations. Please review the HOME Program Rent Limits – 2013 Memorandum, issued on May 2,...
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08
MAY
2013

Unified Funding Awards

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the Unified Funding Awards 2013 for shovel-ready projects to build affordable housing across the state. The low-interest loans and tax credits will build and preserve 2,060 units of affordable housing and are expected to leverage more than...
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29
APR
2013

Funds for impact areas of Irene and Lee approved along with Sandy

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan announced federal approval of New York State’s recovery action plan to help struggling homeowners and businesses following Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene, and Tropical Storm Lee....
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21
APR
2013

Don’t forget to Register for Peer to Peer Trainings

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The calendar lists all the peer to peer trainings during the month of May. Choose the one you wish to attend and email colin  @ruralhousing.org to register.
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21
APR
2013

Take Action! The deadline is April 30.

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HOME and CDBG Funding Alert! The US House and Senate Committees on Appropriations will soon decide how much funding each appropriations subcommittee will receive in FY14, including funding for the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD)...
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