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?
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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.



roc the day with us today! november 27, 2018!Nov 27, 2018

ROC the day for those in need of housing!!  Click to read more...

study finds elderly housing with supportive social services reduces costly hospital use - www.njbiz.comOct 16, 2018

Investing in affordable housing that offers supportive social services to senior citizens on Medicare could lead to a reduction in hospital admissions and the amount of time patients need inpatient hospital care by better managing chronic health conditions, according to a Rutgers University study.  Click to read more...

thank you keybank for your generous support!Oct 16, 2018

Thank you KeyBank for your generous support!  Click to read more...

city program lets rochester neighbors buy "zombie" properties for $1 - rochesterfirst.comSep 10, 2018

A city program is letting Rochester residents pick up vacant, "zombie" properties near their homes in the city for just pennies on a dollar.  Click to read more...

schumer helps secure federal approval for rochester anti-zombie home program - democrat & chronicleAug 24, 2018

Following a push by U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has signed off on a Rochester program that helps put families back into formerly "zombie" homes.  Click to read more...

warren focuses on affordable housing - city newspaper - august 15,2018Aug 21, 2018

Every year, the city issues Requests for Proposals asking developers to build affordable housing, but "affordability" can have different meanings. That's because the formula for calculating affordable housing is outdated and doesn't reflect the city's high concentration of poverty, Mayor Lovely Warren's chief of staff, Alex Yudelson, says.  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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