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$875M For 3,100 Affordable Homes Across New York State

Awards Will Increase Housing Supply, Provide Support Services that Allow Seniors, Veterans, Others to Live Independently

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HCR 2022 Review

This past year was an exciting one for the housing community in New York. The highlights of 2022 spanned every region of the state and created momentum that will carry into 2023 and beyond. Thanks to Governor Hochul and our partners, we’re looking forward to what lies ahead in 2023.

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Improving and repairing homes to make them safer and more affordable


Creating and preserving quality affordable multifamily rental housing across New York State

Community Renewal & Economic Development

Strengthening communities throughout New York State

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HCR Procurement Opportunities

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Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

HCR encourages Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Enterprises (SDVOBs) to participate in HCR-funded projects

Commissioner/CEO of NYS Homes and Community Renewal
RuthAnne Visnauskas

In February 2017, former Governor Cuomo appointed RuthAnne Visnauskas, Commissioner of the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal.
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