Foreclosure Prevention

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First-Time Homebuyers

Dream of owning your own home?  Is your credit or lack of savings holding you back?  Not sure how to start the process?
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Prevent Discrimination

Housing discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, family status, or disability is illegal by federal law.  Help stamp out housing discrimination.
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Operating Rental Property

Between repair, maintenance, regulations and record-keeping, operating a successful rental property can seem like an impossibility.  We can help!  Click for more information.



attention senior citizens: ny may freeze, then eliminate, your school taxes - democrat & chronicleJan 09, 2018

ALBANY - Senior citizens in New York could see a big property-tax break and all other homeowners would get a larger tax rebate under a proposal unveiled Tuesday by the Republican-led state Senate.  Click to read more...

ny may scrap its income tax for a payroll tax - democrat & chronicleJan 05, 2018

New York may end its income tax and instead expand its payroll tax as a way to outmaneuver the new federal law that limits deductions for state and local taxes. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday during his State of the State address that he is exploring how to make the complicated switch, joining other high-tax states in considering how to protect residents' tax deductions and state revenue.  Click to read more...

tenants in foreclosed properties: what you need to knowJan 02, 2018

The National Low Income Housing Coalition estimates that rental properties make up at least 40% of all households affected by foreclosure across the country; in New York the number may be as high as 56%.  Click to read more...

united way of greater rochester names new president and ceo - www.democratandchronicle.comNov 12, 2017

Entering its 100th year, the United Way of Greater Rochester named a new president and chief executive officer on Tuesday. Jaime Saunders will join United Way as president on Jan. 10, 2018...  Click to read more...

puerto ricans fleeing hurricane aftermath welcomed in rochester 12, 2017

Following Hurricane Maria, hundreds of people relocated to Rochester from Puerto Rico. On Thursday, they were welcomed to the Flower City with a reception put on by IBERO.  Click to read more...

agencies unite to help puerto rico evacuees - spectrumlocalnews.comNov 12, 2017

They're among approximately 500 people so far who have moved from Puerto Rico to Rochester after the hurricane.  Click to read more...

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The application period closed Friday, September 29, 2017 at 5:00 PM. Your supporting documentation, estimates and additional information will continue to be accepted if your application was in by the deadline.

Lake Ontario Flood Relief Home Repair Program Application Procedural Update

The legislation providing the Flood Relief funding required that we prioritize situations that pose imminent health and safety risks to the occupants.

This includes damage to structure, walls and septic systems. These application will be served before stand-alone shoreline applicants.

Stand-alone shoreline damage applications will be reviewed and applicants will be contacted if additional information is needed. Once you have applied no further action is needed until you are contacted by our staff.

In order to be eligible to receive assistance, property owners must have owned and occupied the property as their primary residence at the time of the flood damage.

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