RESTORE Program

RESTORE Program

RESTORE Program
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OVERVIEW

The Residential Emergency Services to Offer (Home) Repairs to the Elderly (RESTORE) program provides financial resources to assist senior citizen homeowners age sixty and over, 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 Applicants

Eligible applicants for the RESTORE programs are units of local government and not-for-profit corporations that have been providing relevant service to the community for at least one year prior to application.

Eligible Participants

An eligible participant must meet the following criteria:

  • Owns and occupies the residential unit receiving assistance as a primary residence.
  • Must be sixty years of age or older.
  • Household income not to exceed one hundred percent (100%) of the area median income.
Eligible Activities

Grant funds may be used to assist homeowners with the completion emergency repairs, or addressing code violations. 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. Review the RESTORE Program Manual for more information related to eligible activities: https://hcr.ny.gov/restore-program#program-manual.

Forms & Documents

Program Manual

Funding Round Materials

Resources