RUPCO'S MONTHLY NEWSLETTER | AUGUST 2022
OUR 2021 ANNUAL REPORT IS HERE
Through the past year we were reminded every day that, for every person and family, HOME MATTERS. Check out how RUPCO dealt with challenges and the impact that our dedicated staff carried out in 2021!
LANDMARK PLACE OPEN HOUSE
Did you RSVP yet? The Open House for Landmark Place will take place on Tuesday, September 20th from 12:30 – 2:30 PM! Join us to get a glimpse inside RUPCO’s latest project in Kingston that provides affordable and healthy homes for seniors age 55 and older.
RDAC'S 10TH ANNUAL LEGACY DINNER HONORING PATTERN FOR PROGRESS AND MICHELE MCKEON
Join RDAC for the 2022 Alice Dickinson Legacy Awards Dinner will be held at 5:30pm on Thursday, September 1st at Winding Hills Golf Course in Montgomery, NY.
65 LANDLORDS RECEIVED ASSISTANCE THROUGH THE NYS LANDLORD AMBASSADOR PROGRAM!
Earlier this year, RUPCO administered the NYS Landlord Assistance Program (NYSLAP), which provided financial help to landlords agreeing to keep rents stabilized for the next 2-5 years. Funds were awarded to 65 landlords and 175 units throughout Orange, Ulster, Sullivan, and Greene Counties. We are incredibly proud to share that over $2 Million went to local contractors/businesses for unit repairs and over $73,000 to landlords who had been in fiscal distress!
RACE, EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION WORK
We are thrilled to have welcomed back James Childs, META Diversity Officer (and former RUPCO Board Member!) as our Race, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (REDI) consultant. Our agency remains committed to finding new ways to bring to life our vision for strong, vibrant communities with opportunity and a home for everyone.
FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER FUNDING AVAILABLE IN ULSTER COUNTY
RUPCO has funding available to assist low-income first-time homebuyers in purchasing a home in Ulster County! There are two separate grants that can assist with down payment and closing costs and renovations. A RUPCO counselor will assist homebuyer in navigating homebuying process. Some exclusions apply.
Questions? Give us a call (845) 331-9860.
RUPCO CAN HELP YOU PURCHASE YOUR HOME IN ORANGE COUNTY
RUPCO is currently administrating a New York State Affordable Housing Corporation (AHC) grant available from the NYS Office of Homes and Community Renewal to assist the Orange County community in achieving the dream of homeownership. These funds can assist low-income first-time homebuyers with down-payment, repairs and closing costs by providing grants of up to $40,000!
Questions? Give us a call (845) 331-9860.
JOIN THE WAITLIST FOR VETERANS WHO NEED ACCESSIBILITY MODIFICATIONS
The ACCESS TO HOME HEROES/VETERANS PROGRAM provides up to $25,000 to assist with accessibility modifications, emergency home repairs, or address code violations in the primary residences of low- and moderate-income veterans with disabilities.
The residences can be owned or rented.
JOIN THE WAITLIST FOR FUNDING TO ASSIST SENIOR HOMEOWNERS WITH EMERGENCY REPAIRS
The Residential Emergency Services to Offer Home Repairs to the Elderly (RESTORE) program helps seniors age 60+ remain living independently and safely in their homes by funding needed structural, electrical, plumbing, and heating repairs, accessibility modifications, and appliance replacements, granting a maximum cost allowed per project to $20,000.
TAKE THE FIRST STEP TOWARDS HOMEOWNERSHIP
Ready to buy your first home but don’t know where to start? This virtual, First-time Homebuyer Information Session outlines the RUPCO's HomeOwnership Center’s Homebuyer Program and the path to homeownership.
This is a recommended first step before you formally apply for the Homebuyer Counseling Program. Call (845) 331-9860 or email Homeownership@rupco.org to register today!
Please help spread the word! We're looking for the right candidates to join our team! We are currently hiring for the following open positions:
- Foreclosure Prevention Counselor
- Bilingual Client Management Assistant
EVER WONDERED WHAT CAN RUPCO DO FOR YOU?
From helping you purchase your first home, pay your rent, to developing new affordable housing through new construction and historic preservation, we're here to help!
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¿Se ha preguntado que puede hacer RUPCO por ti? Desde ayudarte a comprar tu primera casa, asistencia para alquiler hasta desarrollar viviendas asequibles utilizado construcción nueva y preservación histórica, ¡estamos aquí para ayudar!
LET'S BUILD SAFE, SECURE AND PROSPEROUS COMMUNITIES TOGETHER.
Join us in making real change in 2022 by investing in our community’s future.
Your support allows us to continue to provide safe, affordable, and quality housing. Making home a reality for even one person changes he course of many lives. Imagine what we can do together to impact more lives in the future.
If you are interested in joining as 2022 Corporate Sponsor or 2022 HomeOwnership Sponsor, we'd love to have you as part of the RUPCO sponsorship family.
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