Grants Available Through Local Partners
Individuals are not eligible to apply directly to NYS Homes & Community Renewal for grant program resources. Not-for-profit organizations and municipalities apply to HCR to access grant resources and if awarded will make these grant resources available to eligible households within the area they serve.
Lists of active grants that may be available for low- and moderate-income individuals in your area are provided below. Contact the organization or municipality listed to confirm available resources and eligibility.
To view the current information, please click on a below link:
List of Active Grants Available with Local Partners (Excel with filter capability)
Please contact the organization or municipality identified that serves the area where the household is located. If there are no active grants listed covering the area, contact the municipality or a not-for-profit serving the area. A directory of housing and community development not-for-profits is available online, here: https://hcr.ny.gov/neighborhood-and-rural-preservation-program-directory
Grant Programs included in list:
Access to Home
Grants to support accessibility modifications to the primary residences of low- and moderate-income individuals living with disabilities. Rehabilitation activities reimbursable by grant funds may only include accessibility modifications designed to address the needs of the person living with a substantial limitation caused by a disability. Examples of modification may include wheelchair ramps and lifts, handrails, doorway widening, and roll-in showers.
Access to Home for Medicaid
Grants to support accessibility modifications to the primary residences of low- and moderate-income, Medicaid recipients living with disabilities.
Access to Home for Heroes/Veterans
Grants to support accessibility modifications to the primary residences of low- and moderate-income veterans living with disabilities.
Down payment assistance, housing rehab, manufactured housing replacement or well & septic replacement for low- and moderate-income individuals.
Down payment assistance, housing rehab, manufactured housing replacement, tenant based rental assistance for low- and moderate-income individuals.
Manufactured & Mobile Home Replacement
Grants to help homeowners to replace dilapidated mobile or manufactured homes that are sited on land owned by the homeowner with a new manufactured, modular or site-built home.
Grant funds to assist homeowners who are sixty years of age or older with the completion emergency repairs. An eligible emergency repair eliminates a hazardous condition or deficiency that poses an immediate threat to the life, health or safety or the elderly homeowner.