New York State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
NY’s Office of Community Renewal provides block grants to address a wide range of community needs such as housing rehabilitation, public infrastructure improvements, and economic revitalization. HAPEC is currently administering housing rehabilitation programs in the Towns of Jay and St. Armand and a County Wide Septic System Replacement Program that provides low/moderate income homeowners with deferred payment loans of up to $30,000 to make necessary housing repairs.
New York State HOME Program
The New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal’s HOME Program provides funds to communities and not for profit agencies with a wide range of affordable housing activities including rehabilitation, new construction, and home buyer assistance. HAPEC currently administers a county-wide housing rehabilitation program which assists low income homeowners with necessary home repairs throughout Essex County.