"The number of homeless all across this country is on the rise, and I don't want to become one of them," said McGriff on Wednesday as volunteers with the Rochester-based chapter of housing rights group Take Back the Land cheered and chanted on her front lawn. The group had turned out to protest and defend McGriff against her eviction, and to bring more attention to their fight to bring local community control over land and housing. Click to read more...
The funding will help spur collaboration between the Rochester Housing Authority and the Monroe County Health Department to prevent lead poisoning accidents. Click to read more...
The City of Batavia has partnered with PathStone Corporation to provide homeowners and landlords access to services that will provide a greater ability to maintain and manage their properties and build a stronger a community. In addition, the City is taking a proactive step to provide landlords with additional tools to screen potential tenants and monitor their properties. Click to read more...
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is launching an ad campaign to educate homeowners about scams that promise to rescue them from foreclosure. Click to read more...
ny comptroller says high home foreclosure level persists -democrat & chronicle- august 18, 2015Aug 18, 2015
ALBANY - Foreclosure filings in New York remain more prevalent than they were prior to the housing crisis but have begun to level off, according to a report Monday. "Foreclosed properties displace families and weigh heavily on local communities, reducing property values and eroding tax bases," DiNapoli said in a statement. "We must continue efforts to help homeowners and stem the spread of foreclosure-induced blight." Click to read more...
Foodlink officially opened its second community store Tuesday afternoon on Carter Street. This is all part of the community store initiative project. Foodlink awarded a grant to T&K Fresh Corner Community Store with funding from Citizens Bank and the Healthy Food Healthy Communities Fund. All of the food is considered affordable and is WIC and SNAP approved. Click to read more...
Calendar of Upcoming Events
- FREE Home Energy Efficiency Seminar-PathStone-September 8, 20152015 Sep, 0815:40PathStone Corporation will host FREE Home Energy Efficiency Workshops on Tuesday, September 8, and October 13, 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 SaveEnergy@pathstone.org or visit http://www.pathstoneenergyinfo.org
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: 09/08/15 5:30pm
Ends: 09/08/15 6:30pm
- Operating Rental Property Workshop-East Rochester (TBD)-September 12, 20152015 Sep, 1215:40The next Operating Rental Property Class is Saturday September 12, 2015 from 10:00AM-5:00PM in East Rochester (TBD). 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: 09/12/15 10:00am
Ends: 09/12/15 5:00pm
Venue: East Rochester
- Operating Rental Property Workshop -Batavia- October 10, 20152015 Oct, 1015:40The next Operating Rental Property Class is Saturday October 10, 2015 from 10:00AM - 5:00PM, in Batavia City Hall, One Batavia City Centre, Batavia, NY 14020.
Special guest and local attorney Thomas Williams, Esq. will present on neighborhood legal services and navigating the legal system as a landlord.
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: 10/10/15 10:00am
Ends: 10/10/15 5:00pm
Venue: City Hall, One Batavia City Centre