Tag Archives: Housing

State support for housing initiative sought

A statewide network of nearly 167 advocacy organizations, along with businesses and labor unions, have sent a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo asking for $20 million in state funding to support the Community First initiative to provide housing counseling and ...

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Veterans Outreach receiving $1 million-plus

A federal grant of slightly more than $1 million is being awarded to the Rochester Veterans Outreach Center to help local veterans with housing stability, prevent homelessness and provide mental health care and other vital services. The grant, through the ...

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City to explore housing immigrant children

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and senior staff are gathering information before making a decision on an inquiry about housing 172 immigrant children at the former Blossom South Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The city will do its due diligence to answer ...

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Spring buying boosts home prices

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Spring buying pushed home prices up for a third straight month in most major U.S. cities in June. But the housing market remains shaky, and further price declines are expected this year. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller home-price ...

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City welcomes Stantec to housing initiative

Stantec Consulting Services Inc. will be the 11th participant in the city’s Employer Assistance Housing Initiative Program which provides incentives for private employers to encourage their employees to purchase homes in the city of Rochester.

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City gets homeless funding from HUD

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that it has awarded members of the Rochester-Monroe County Homeless Continuum of Care more than $3 million dollars to help the homeless obtain permanent housing in the Rochester area.

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New-home sales in U.S. plunge

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sales of new homes plunged in February to the slowest pace on records dating back nearly half a century, a dismal sign for an already-weak housing market. New-home sales fell 16.9 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate ...

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Northeast neighborhood gets new housing

One of Rochester’s toughest neighborhoods is getting a sprucing up by way of new, low-income houses. El Camino Estates, built with private and public financing, is a group of nine three-bedroom and 16 four-bedroom houses scattered through the northeast neighborhoods of Rochester.

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