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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.



rochester declares first upstate ny ecodistrict-d&c article-april 19, 2015Apr 21, 2015

Rochester has formed Upstate New York's first EcoDistrict, a special designation that will help urban development leaders create a green and sustainable community downtown.  Click to read more...

homeless advocates consider seasonal effect-d&c article-april 17, 2015Apr 20, 2015

Homelessness is not a simple issue to solve.  Click to read more...

clock runs out for sanctuary village-d&c article-april 16, 2015Apr 16, 2015

After a month living at Sanctuary Village, Grant Grice wheeled his suitcase out the front door on Wednesday, unlikely to return.  Click to read more...

multiple-unit buildings a good start for investors-d&c article-april 8, 2015Apr 13, 2015

When Matt Handy wanted to diversify his investment portfolio about a decade ago, he began to look around at multifamily properties.  Click to read more...

lawsuit alleges racial bias by apartment rental companyApr 10, 2015

A southeast Rochester landlord discriminated against a woman by refusing to rent her an apartment because she was African-American, state human-rights lawyers allege in a lawsuit.  Click to read more...

rochester-monroe anti-poverty initiativeApr 10, 2015

Website lanches to educate the community on the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative. United Way is involved with Governor Cuomo's Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative. Local efforts are being centralized through a steering committee led by Assembly Majority Leader Morelle, the City of Rochester and Monroe County, and convened by United Way. We are working together to eliminate poverty by ensuring that every child lives in a stable family environment where the promise of economic mobility is a reality.  Click to read more...

Calendar of Upcoming Events

  • FREE Home Energy Efficiency Seminar-PathStone-April, May 20152015 May, 1211:20PathStone Corporation will host two (2) FREE Home Energy Efficiency Workshops on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 5:30PM and Tuesday, May 12, 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: 05/12/15 5:30pm
    Ends: 05/12/15 7:00pm
  • Landlords: Don't miss out on our next Operating Rental Property Workshop!2015 May, 3011:20Sign up now! Space is limited. 585-546-3700.Click for more details
    Begins: 05/30/15 10:00am
    Ends: 05/30/15 5:00pm
  • Operating Rental Property Workshop-The Housing Council at PathStone-May 20152015 May, 3011:20The next Operating Rental Property Class is Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 10:00AM-5:00PM in Gates (location to be determined). 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: 05/30/15 10:00am
    Ends: 05/30/15 5:00pm

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