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13
MAY
2014

Help formulate 2015 Action Plan

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Participate in the annual plan for the use of  Federal housing funds in New York.   You are invited to present your comments at public hearings or to submit written comments via email or mail.  Public hearings are June 3 and June 4 at the NYS HCR Offices in NYC, Albany, Buffalo...
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03
MAY
2014

2014 round CFA Applications due June 16

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A new funding round for up to $750 million in economic development, housing and 30 various programs from  12 state agencies has been announced.  Check here for list of HCR programs covered and additional forms to be added to the CFA. Check here for the workshop schedule and check...
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03
MAY
2014

NYS RHC Regional Peer to Peer Sessions Underway

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Join us at a regional round table to share concerns and learn from each other.  Sessions  from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  Directions will follow. $15 includes lunch.  RSVP to colin at ruralhousing.org May 7th:    Mahopac Senior Housing, 170 Route 6, Mahopac May 8th:   Ballston Spa...
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01
APR
2014

HOME applications due May 30

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An RFP for HOME LPAs was announced April 1, with approximately $8 million in Federal FY 2013 HOME Investments Partnership Program  funds for Local Program Administrators.  The application materials are now available online    Non profits and units of local government are eligible...
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27
MAR
2014

Berkshire Bank Awards grant to support RHC

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The Berkshire has announced that they are awarding the Rural Housing Coalition a grant to support Technical Assistance and Capacity Building activities.  Their generous donation will ensure that we will move strongly into our 35th year of working in the rural communities of...
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27
MAR
2014

Can a minimum wage earner afford to live in NY?

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NLIHC released Out of Reach, the report on the Housing Wage: the wage one must earn in order to afford a modest rental in communities across the country. The 2014 report has been released. Check the hourly housing wage for your NYS County here.
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19
FEB
2014

HUD Housing Counseling grants due April 7

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Visit www.grants.gov to view the FY2014-2015  Comprehensive Housing Counseling  Grant Program NOFA and submit your agency’s application.  Questions regarding specific program requirements should be directed to: housing.counseling@   hud.gov. Questions regarding the 2014 General...
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19
FEB
2014

Rural Advocates meet in Albany March 3-4

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Rural Advocates meet in Albany  March 3-4 to inform legislators of pressing housing and community development needs. Be part of the solution!  Visit their website or email ruraladvocates at gmail dot com.
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20
JAN
2014

CAPER Public Comment Feb 19 through March 4

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In accordance with the provisions of the National Affordable Housing Act, the State of New York is making a draft of its Draft 2013 CAPER as Published for Public Comment available for public comment
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