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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.



giant wind farm buying leases in wny-d&c article-february 25, 2015Feb 26, 2015

The coal-fired Somerset Power Station's 600-foot smokestack on the Lake Ontario shoreline in Niagara County could be joined in the next couple of years by several dozen wind turbines feeding electricity into the same transmission line.  Click to read more...

brighton native tom cross wins film editing oscar-d&c article-february 23, 2015Feb 24, 2015

A short documentary that was filmed in Canandaigua and a Brighton native nominated for best film editing have both won Oscars.  Click to read more...

homeless need stability-d&c article-february 14, 2015Feb 23, 2015

The YWCA of Rochester & Monroe County is combating homeless in a new way. Thanks to a federal Housing and Urban Development grant, the YWCA was selected as the first ever Rochester and Monroe County HUD-funded Rapid Re-Housing Program for families.  Click to read more...

a.g. schneiderman announces settlement with six syracuse area apartment complexes over failing to return security deposits to tenantsFeb 17, 2015

SYRACUSE - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced a settlement agreement with six Syracuse-area apartment complexes that repeatedly failed to return tenants' security deposits at lease-end and, when applicable, to pay interest to tenants on their initial deposits. The settlement will return deposits to dozens of former tenants and resolve complaints against Abraham Mendlowitz, President of AIM Properties Corp. and AIM Properties Management Corp.  Click to read more...

pathstone valentine social: honoring collaboration-february 11, 2015Feb 13, 2015

The Housing Council at PathStone was proud to be part of the PathStone Valentine Social Honoring Collaboration at Temple B'rith Kodesh on February 11, 2015.  Click to read more...

warren: rochester's best days are ahead-d&c article-february 12, 2015Feb 13, 2015

Despite all its challenges, Rochester is on the right path.  Click to read more...

Calendar of Upcoming Events

  • Landlords: Don't miss out on our next Operating Rental Property Workshop!2015 Mar, 2109:32Sign up now! Space is limited. 585-546-3700.Click for more details
    Begins: 03/21/15 9:00am
    Ends: 03/21/15 4:00pm
  • Operating Rental Property Workshop-Webster-March 20152015 Mar, 2109:32The next Operating Rental Property Class is Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 10:00AM-5:00PM at the Brockport Village Hall, 49 State Street, Brockport, New York 14420. The cost per person is $45.00 which includes handouts. Please call 585-546-3700 to register today! Spots are limited! Click for more details
    Begins: 03/21/15 9:00am
    Ends: 03/21/15 4:00pm
  • FREE Home Energy Efficiency Seminar-PathStone-March 20152015 Mar, 2409:32PathStone Corporation will host two (2) FREE Home Energy Efficiency Workshops on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 5:30PM and Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 5:30PM at 404 East Avenue, Rochester, New York 14607 (Accessible from Prince Street). PathStone's Energy Services staff will discuss NYSERDA energy programs and available grants/incentives. Refreshments will be provided and registration is required. For more information, to see other seminar options or to register, please call 585-442-2030 Ext. 213, email or visit Please bring a copy of your energy bill (with account number) for application assistance. Attendees will receive a complimentary compact fluorescent light bulb (CFL) with your completed Home Performance with ENERGY STAR application.Click for more details
    Begins: 03/24/15 4:30pm
    Ends: 03/24/15 8:30pm

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Do you have housing questions!? Please call our Housing Hotline at 585.546.3700 or walk-in to 75 College Avenue! The Hotline is open 11:00AM-3:00PM Monday thru Friday! All housing questions welcome: evictions, tenants, landlords, foreclosure prevention, homeownership, first time homebuyers and more!

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The Housing Council was honored to be part of such a magical evening on February 11, 2015 to honor United Way of Greater Rochester President Peter Carpino with the PathStone Corporation Visionary Award!

PathStone Valentine Social: Honoring Collaboration

PathStone Corporation and members of the community gathered to honor Peter Carpino of United Way of Greater Rochester for his service and his "out-of-the-box" promotion of the Synergy Fund as a vehicle to explore and evaluate collaborative opportunities for organizations to most effectively serve our community. Peter was awarded with the PathStone Visionary Award. Susan Holliday of the RBJdaily served as mistress of ceremonies, facilitating a discussion on the Synergy Fund with Susan Rogers of WXXI Public Broadcasting and Loren Ranaletta of Episcopal SeniorLife Communities.Rochester Deputy Mayor Leonard Redon was present to declare February 11, 2015 'Peter Carpino Day.'