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$4.4 million for 170 owner-occupied homes across New York

Staff Writer |
Nearly $4.4 million in funds will be available to construct, rehabilitate and improve the homes of 170 income-eligible families across New York.

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The funds are awarded through New York State Homes and Community Renewal's Affordable Home Ownership Development Program, administered by the Affordable Housing Corporation.

More than 8,800 homes under this administration have been created or made safer and more affordable with approximately $170 million in Affordable Housing Corporation awards.

The awards will make improvements to existing owner-occupied single or multi-family homes, condominiums, or cooperatives; acquire and rehabilitate owner-occupied homes for sale, including single and multi-family homes, condominiums, or cooperatives; and construct new owner-occupied homes for sale, including single and multi-family homes, condominiums, or cooperatives including replacing dilapidated mobile and manufactured homes.

Awards include a $999,000 grant to Habitat for Humanity of New York State to assist in the acquisition and rehabilitation of 27 affordable units, located throughout Erie, Niagara, Monroe, Genesee, Ontario, Onondaga, Chemung, Steuben and Orange Counties.

AHC also awarded Habitat for Humanity of New York State another $973,000 to assist in the construction of 26 new affordable units, located throughout Erie, Niagara, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Seneca, Cortland, Onondaga, Broome, Columbia, Jefferson, Orange and Ulster Counties.


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