Community Development Grant Could Net Funds for Home Repair

A Grant application is now in the hands of the State and if Plattsburgh’s Community Development Office has it’s way, Homeowners in the City will become the beneficiaries of funding to pay for home repairs including leaking roofs, plumbing, electrical work, or other problems that impact health and safety. Community Development Director Bruce Lawson joined forces with the New York State Housing Corporation to submit a grant that could potentially come to the city through the Department of New York State Homes and Community Renewal…

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Lawson says the program’s intent is to assist those who do not have the funds, assets or the ability to borrow to complete these repairs themselves.   It would serve a variety of income levels focusing on the lowest-income homeowners first..  The grant funding, if approved would most likely be awarded to the City in May or June…

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