Earnings far above the federal poverty level still are not enough for many New York families to make ends meet, according to a new multi-agency study.Read More »
New emphasis on smart growth
A recently passed piece of legislation could place more emphasis on concepts such as revitalizing downtowns, protecting natural resources and promoting mixed use development and public transportation when it comes to state-sponsored infrastructure projects.
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As rates fall, mortgages rise
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Applications for mortgages rose last week as consumers refinanced their loans at the lowest rates in more than 50 years.
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Living the dream
City leaders are celebrating the sale of more than 500 houses in a special program that helps first-time buyers realize the dream of home ownership and puts rehabilitated abandoned properties back on the tax rolls.
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Couple awarded damages for mold in basement
A Pittsford couple fought a pitched and protracted battle against the mold in their home, and almost lost. Dr. Neil and Patti Goldstein did, however, win a lawsuit against their builder because infested floor joists ...
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18th City Living Sundays set
Rochester area real estate officials joined city leaders Monday to kick off the spring’s 18th annual City Living Sundays open house program.
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Northeast home sales up from year ago
BOSTON — Home sales in the Northeast tumbled from December to January, but were still 17 percent above year-ago levels, the National Association of Realtors said Friday.
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Tenants move into new Chili housing units
Union Meadows Phase II, located at 45, 46 Union Square Blvd., in North Chili, opens its doors to its new tenants this week.Read More »
Rochester area gets $4.5M to help homeless
The Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program’s “Heading Home” is now actively helping Monroe County residents, having received nearly $4.5 million through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development.Read More »
Deeds, mortgages down from December
For the month of January 909 deeds and 1,475 mortgages were recorded in the Office of the Monroe County Clerk.Read More »
Flower City Habitat plans virtual house
Flower City Habitat for Humanity is going high tech to raise funds.Read More »
Grants to clean up city homes available
City of Rochester homeowners may be eligible for financial assistance to reduce lead and other health hazards in their homes.Read More »