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For More than 1000 Affordable Housing Units Added in Hamlets

More than 1000 Affordable Housing Units Added in Hamlets

A major push by the State as part of the Regional Economic Council Process, as well as the efforts by the Adirondack Community Housing Trust, have resulted in the addition of more than a thousand affordable housing units to hamlets throughout the Park. Many units are refurbished sub-standard housing, others are rental units.

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Number of Zombie Homes in Tupper Drops from 30 to 5

The Abandoned Property Neighborhood Act of 2016 has had an impact on Park housing.  The number of zombie homes in Tupper Lake has dropped from 30 to 5.  This is a complex topic and the referenced article is excellent.

Read the new article here.

64 Unit Eco-Friendly Affordable Apartment Complex in Plattsburgh

The Homesteads at Ampersand is a newly built eco-friendly, affordable apartment complex in Plattsburgh. As part of the new building, the sidewalk was extended on the street and a public transportation stop was created with help from the City of Plattsburgh and their Complete Streets mission. 

Read the news story here

Essex and Clinton Cty Win $2m for Affordable and Low Income Housing

The $2m is spread across a number of towns and different programs.  The amount grows to $5.5m across the North Country.

Read a news story here and a second one here.

ACHT Affordable Housing Project in Keene Seeking 2 Buyers Now

The Adirondack Community Housing Trust has been working on a new, 6 home, project in Keene for a while.  They are now seeking buyers for the first two homes.

Check out their website here.

USDA Funds Available for Low/Moderate Income Housing

In Eastern NY, funds are available via 2 programs to buy or repair single family homes. The program is for low and moderate income households.

Read the news story here.
The program contact is Doreen Rabine, at 518-692-9940 ext. 4.

Affordable Senior Housing Project in Ticonderoga Opens

The 31 unit, $7 million projects opens in October 2013.  Here is the press release:

Read about the Ticonderoga project here.

The NCREDC awards included some 300 home

The projects were a mix of affordable housing, senior housing and rental units. 

Read about the grant here.

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