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Community Controlled Affordable Housing (CCAH) Program

Community Controlled Affordable Housing (CCAH) Program


New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) invites nonprofit organizations to apply to administer the Community Controlled Affordable Housing (CCAH) Program. This initiative aims to support projects that emphasize resident control and long-term affordability. A total of $1,000,000 is being made available through this RFP and applicants can apply in any one of the following categories:

1) Planning: Up to $20,000 for expenses associated with helping residents gain housing security.

2) Housing Development: Up to $50,000 per unit to cover pre-development, acquisition, or rehabilitation expenses for capital projects that enhance community control.  

Applications must include proof of project support from the group of residents who are seeking community control of their housing and who will benefit from the project.  For an application to be considered, it must be submitted via email to [email protected] no later than 3:00 PM (EST) on April 14, 2023.  

RFP and Term Sheets

For Grantees

Forms and Documents