Foreclosure Prevention

Don't lose your home to Foreclosure.  We've assisted 8000 families in the last 8 years.  Click to learn more.

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?
Learn more.

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.
Learn more.

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.



in 83 million eviction records, a sweeping and intimate new look at housing in america www.nytimes.comApr 10, 2018

RICHMOND, Va. - Before the first hearings on the morning docket, the line starts to clog the lobby of the John Marshall Courthouse. No cellphones are allowed inside, but many of the people who've been summoned don't learn that until they arrive. "Put it in your car," the sheriff's deputies suggest at the metal detector. That advice is no help to renters who have come by bus. To make it inside, some tuck their phones in the bushes nearby.  Click to read more...

well-priced ranch homes are hot in rochester-area's real estate market - 09, 2018

For the past 30 years, Carla Palumbo enjoyed city living in the Lyell-Otis neighborhood in her two-story home on Glide Street. The diverse neighborhood is close to downtown and near amenities, such as Olindo's Cash and Carry, where she would stock up on imported foods from Italy.  Click to read more...

city threatens to take control of ignored apartment buildings - rochestercitynewspapers.comApr 05, 2018

Peter Hungerford is starting to become a well-known name to people who follow housing issues in Rochester. Hungerford owns several buildings where tenants say that they have been living in bad, unaddressed conditions, like sewage backing up in their apartments, mold, and electrical problems.  Click to read more...

in flint, mich., there's so much lead in children's blood that a state of emergency is declared - www.washingtonpost.comApr 03, 2018

For months, worried parents in Flint, Mich., arrived at their pediatricians' offices in droves. Holding a toddler by the hand or an infant in their arms, they all have the same question: Are their children being poisoned?  Click to read more...

these are the ways student loans stop people from buying a house - www.cnbc.comApr 02, 2018

These are the ways student loans stop people from buying a house.  Click to read more...

rrh, ur bring health care to the homeless - rbj.netMar 21, 2018

They're two very different forms of outreach. RRH puts a dental practice and primary care practice on wheels-- a modified van traveling to key areas to offer care. No payment, no insurance, no questions asked. UR's Street Medicine Team is made up of medical students popping up at shelters three times a week.  Click to read more...

Connect with us on Facebook

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.

The best way to communicate is via e-mail. Please contact us with your questions at We can respond to at least 10 emails in the time that is spent on one phone call. Please help us help you more efficiently.