manchester town justice edwin williams censuredNov 16, 2015
The Commission on Judicial Conduct said Friday that Manchester Town Court Justice Edwin R. Williams failed to properly hear defenses from tenants or to properly review documents involved in summary eviction proceedings, which he heard in 2012 and 2013. Click to read more...
Many disabled veterans are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) which is a refundable federal income tax credit for low to moderate income working individuals and families. Click to read more...
On Thursday, the governor said that the transgender protections would be extended from provisions in the 1945 New York State Human Rights Law, which protects against discrimination on the basis of sex. The regulations are likely to be published in the state registry by next week, and will be subject to a 45-day comment period before taking effect. Click to read more...
Advocates with the Rochester Emergency Action Committee for the Homeless, or REACH, have been asking city and county officials for $50,000 each to help set up and staff such a shelter before the weather turns colder. Click to read more...
city councilman proposes law against non-acceptance of section 8 -rochesterfirst.com- october 27, 2015Oct 27, 2015
The Section 8 program was designed to give poor people more choice in where to live, but the majority of housing voucher recipients remain in Rochester's poor neighborhoods. City council will take up Mcfadden's proposal in the coming days. Click to read more...
State lawmakers are calling for thousands of supportive housing units to be built across the state. They are apartments for people who are homeless, or struggling with mental illness or addiction. Click to read more...
Calendar of Upcoming Events
- Successful Relationships for Housing for Homeless Households and Social Services Clients2015 Dec, 0319:31
FREE Education Offering:
Thursday, December 3, 2015
"Successful Relationships for Housing for Homeless Households and Social Services Clients"
The Rapid Rehousing Partnership, a collaborative program of Coordinated Care Services, Inc., The Monroe County Department of Human Services, Alternatives for Battered Women, SpirtusChristi Prison Outreach, The Center for Youth Services, The Housing Council at Pathstone, Wilson Commencement Park and the YWCA is pleased to announce the availability of a free educational workshop for landlords and property managers, “Successful Relationships for Housing for Homeless Households and Social Services Clients”.This workshop will be offered monthly, with the next workshop scheduled for: Thursday, December 3, 2015 8:30 – 9:30 AM at Eastman Conference Room 75 College Avenue Parking across the street As part of the community’s efforts to eliminate homelessness, a Rapid Rehousing approach is being used more and more to quickly move households from homelessness to stable permanent housing. The Rapid Rehousing Partnership Program provides the needed support for both the households moving into permanent housing and the landlords who are renting units for our clients. This workshop offering is aimed at providing landlords and property managers with the information needed to have positive working relationships and experiences with the Department of Human Services, our Rapid Rehousing Program and their tenants. This workshop is interactive; time is available to answer any questions you may have! The workshop is delivered by representatives of the Monroe County Department of Human Services and the Rapid Rehousing Partnership. Topics include: Rapid Rehousing Supports for Landlords and Tenant Navigating the DHS Process Landlord Statements Direct Rent Payments Landlord Tenant Security Agreement and Improvements in Claims Process Working with DHS to Address Concerns Property Inspections and Violations Participation in the session is limited to 25 participants. Additional offering of this workshop will be scheduled on a monthly basis. The newly revised DHS Publication, “Renting to Monroe County Temporary Assistance Clients – 2014” may be accessed by following the link: http://www2.monroecounty.gov/files/hs/Renting%20to%20TA%20Clients%20-%20Revised%20February%202014.pdf Thank you and we hope that you will be able to attend this Educational Workshop! Click for more details
Begins: 12/03/15 8:30am
Ends: 12/03/15 10:00am
Venue: Eastman Conference Room
- Operating Rental Property Workshop -The Housing Council at PathStone- December 12, 20152015 Dec, 1219:31The next Operating Rental Property Class is Saturday December 12, 2015 from 10:00AM - 5:00PM, in The Housing Council at PathStone, 75 College Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607.
The cost per person is $45.00 which includes handouts. Please call 585-546-3700 to register today!Click for more details
Begins: 12/12/15 10:00am
Ends: 12/12/15 5:00pm
Venue: The Housing Council at PathStone