Cuomo Announces $14 Million In Funding For Local Housing Projects
Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that more than $14 million has been awarded to two affordable housing developments in the Mohawk Valley
The funding will create 130 affordable homes for local families.
The City of Rome will get $10.2 million dollars for the DeWitt Clinton Apartments. The 80 affordable apartments will serve as the anchor to Rome's Waterfront Village revitalization. They'll be built on the grounds of the former DeWitt Clinton School,
The Town of Verona will receive $4.1 million for the Jason Gwilt Memorial Senior Apartments. The apartments will create 50 affordable homes for low income residents over age 55, including 15 apartments that will serve homeless individuals.
The funding is part of more than $200 million dollars the state is awarding to build or preserve more than 2,800 affordable apartments across the state.
"This investment is a significant milestone in New York's $20 billion housing and homelessness plan, and a giant step forward in our efforts to increase access to homes for families, seniors and our most vulnerable men and women across the state," Governor Cuomo said. "These resources will help the region build affordable, stronger, better neighborhoods for our residents for generations to come."