Foreclosure Prevention

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

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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.



washington post: hud looks to remove anti-discrimination language from mission statementMar 09, 2018

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is looking to remove anti-discrimination language from its mission statement, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.  Click to read more...

bringing "zombies" back to life - shelterforce.orgFeb 21, 2018

Since the collapse of the housing market after the Great Recession, thousands of properties stuck in foreclosure limbo - also called zombie properties - have been left vacant and deteriorating in towns and cities across the state. With the owner of record long gone and the bank showing little progress toward taking possession, the burden of maintaining these semi-foreclosed properties has often fallen on strapped municipal governments.  Click to read more...

house of mercy gets convertible sleeping bag-backpack-coats - www.13wham.comFeb 07, 2018

The coats can convert to sleeping bags and also backpacks for people who live on the streets and will not go to shelters.  Click to read more...

batavia/services offered to landlords by the city of batavia police department - www.videonewsservice.netFeb 07, 2018

As part of our continued community partnership, the Batavia Police Department offers the following services to landlords in an effort to help them choose the best possible tenants and evaluate police responses to their properties. These services were developed in direct response to feedback the department received from landlords and directly address the concerns they had.  Click to read more...

monroe, cayuga are in the money: fema amends shoreline disaster area - democrat & chronicleJan 29, 2018

After field visits and paperwork review, FEMA and other officials announced Friday that the two counties had surpassed their thresholds and were now included. The new preliminary damage estimate for Monroe County is $3,338,996, compared to the county's population-base threshold of about $2.7 million. Cayuga's estimate is $364,837 versus a threshold of about $289,000.  Click to read more...

19th ward is seeing an upswing in real estate activity - democrat & chronicleJan 26, 2018

The two-story home off Genesee Street in the 19th Ward had seen better days. Vandals tore through the century-old building, ripping out copper for resale with the entire interior and exterior falling apart from years of neglect and vacancy.  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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