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Current Grant Programs

Active programs are listed below* - if you have interest in a program, or questions, please contact our office.

*information below is not guaranteed. "Active" does not denote open spots within a program. Call the office for more information.

NYS Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

Are you a public official looking for information on applying for a program for your town?

CDBG Programs are administered by New York State's Office of Community Renewal. These grant programs are designed to provide eligible cities, towns, and villages with the necessary financial assistance for activities that will develop decent, affordable housing, enhance quality of life, and encourage economic revitalization.

Click here to see our active CDBG programs.                                                           

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NYS Affordable Housing Corporation (AHC)

AHC Programs are also administered by New York State's Office of Community Renewal. AHC is designed to create homeownership opportunities for low- to moderate-income households by providing grants to governmental, not-for-profit, and charitable groups for building new or improving existing homes.

Click here to see our active AHC programs.                                                           

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NYS HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME)

The New York State HOME Program uses federal HOME Investment Partnership Program funding, and is administered by the New York State Housing Trust Fund Corporation (HTFC). These funds are provided to increase decent, safe, and affordable housing opportunities in NYS by acquiring, rehabilitating, or constructing housing.

Click here to see our active HOME programs.                                                           

 

NYS Access to Home Program (Access)

Access programs are administered by New York's Office of Homes and Community Renewal. These programs financial assistance intended to make residential units accessible for low- to moderate-income persons with disabilities. Assistance with the cost of adapting homes is intended to allow individuals to safely and comfortably continue or return to live in their homes.

Click here to see our active Access programs.                                                           

 
 

CDBG Program FAQs

  • Must pay property taxes to the municipality that has the program.

  • Must be owner occupied housing.

  • Income information for all household members is required.

  • Meant for health and safety repairs (non-cosmetic) and/or home replacement.

Current Programs

-  Ausable (MH replacement)

-  Black Brook

-  Clinton

-  Ellenburg

-  Moira

-  Westville

-  Westville (MH replacement)

-  Franklin

-  Bellmont

-  Malone

-  Beekmantown

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AHC Program FAQs

  • Must pay property taxes to the municipality that has the program.

  • Must be owner occupied housing.

  • Income information for all household members is required.

  • Meant for health and safety repairs (non-cosmetic) and/or home replacement.

Current Programs

-  AHC 7Q63 (MH Replacement)

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NYS HOME Program FAQs

  • Must pay property taxes to the municipality that has the program.

  • Must be owner occupied housing.

  • Income information for all household members is required.

  • Meant for health and safety repairs (non-cosmetic) and/or home replacement.

Current Programs

-  Clinton County (MH Replacement)

-  Franklin County (MH Replacement)

NYS Access to Home FAQs

  • Must pay property taxes to the municipality that has the program.

  • Must have property owner permission.

  • Income information for all household members is required.

  • Retrofits homes for disabled and/or elderly individuals.

Current Programs

-  Dual Clinton and Franklin County

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FAIR HOUSING

Friends operates in accordance with Federal and State Fair Housing Laws

Federal, state, and local fair housing laws exist to ensure that all individuals have equal housing opportunities. Specifically, the Federal Fair Housing Act and New York State Human Rights Law include prohibitions about: the denial of equal opportunity and treatment; aiding or abetting discriminatory practices;  harassment and interference for rentals, sales, financing, and insurance related to the following protected classes:

  • race

  • color

  • national origin

  • sex

  • religion

  • familial status (families with children under 18 years of age)

  • handicap/disability (mental and physical)

  • Marital Status

  • Sexual Orientation

  • Age (18 and older)

  • Military Status

  • Creed

  • Gender Identity

  • Gender Expression

  • Source of Income (ex/  public assistance, Section 8, SSD, SSI, etc.)

  • Arrest

Think you might be the victim of a fair housing violation?

Fair
Housing
Act

NYS
Human
Rights
Law

Housing providers (including owners, real estate agents, property managers, cooperative and condominium boards) and lenders (banks, mortgage companies, etc.) are prohibited from discriminating against any of the above protected classes

 

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Cadyville, NY 12918

info@friendsofthenorthcountry.org

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