The Residential Emergency Services to Offer (Home) Repairs to the Elderly (RESTORE) program provides financial resources to assist senior citizen homeowners with the cost of addressing emergencies and code violations that pose a threat to their health and safety or affect the livability of their home. Assistance for the cost of these critical repairs will enable seniors to continue to live independently in their homes.
Eligible program administrator applicants are not-for-profit corporations and municipalities throughout New York State. Not-for-profit and municipal awardees provide assistance to eligible participants.
Eligible participants are individuals that meet the criteria below:
- The individual (homeowner) owns and occupies the residential unit receiving assistance as a primary residence;
- The homeowner must be sixty years of age or older; and
- The homeowner has a household income that does not exceed one hundred percent (100%) of the area median income.
Grant funds may be used to assist homeowners to complete 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.
Forms & Documents
|General Grant Administration|
|HTFC HCR Returned Funds Coversheet|
|M/WBE & SDVOB|
|MWBE & EEO Template Policy Statement|
|Bid Solicitation Log|
|Good Faith Efforts Guide|
|Certification of Good Faith Efforts Form (CONST-$)|
|Affirmation of Income Payment of MBE/WBE or SDVOB (CONST-#)|
|Commitment & Disbursement of RESTORE Funds|
|Authorized Signature Form|
|Designation of Depository for Direct Deposit Form|
|Administrative Funds Detail Sheet|
|Project Detail Sheet|
|Project Set-Up and Completion Form|
|Property Maintenance Declaration|
|Instructions for Completing Property Maintenance Declaration|
|Property Maintenance Declaration Exemption|
|Instructions for Completing Exemption|
|Site Specific Certification & Appendix A|
|Human Remains Discovery & Unanticipated Discoveries Protocols|
Funding Round Materials
State Housing Resources Funding Opportunities
The Housing Trust Fund Corporation (HTFC), through its Office of Community Renewal (OCR), will make up to $2.1 million available for the RESTORE program. Applications must be submitted through the Community Development Online (CDOL) system no later than 4:00 PM, EST, Friday, October 11, 2019.
Funding Round Materials:
Register for September 13, 2019 Application Training Webinar here: https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/onstage/g.php?MTID=e18e0e18822f1caa433358c9b649527c0