For five decades, Sylvia Farrer and Phil Bornarth cherished their historic home in Pultneyville, decorating it with Asian antiques and installing an oriental garden. Click to read more...
After one of the coldest February's on record, the Realtors Charitable Foundation presented $60,000 to three local agencies to aid their efforts in caring for the homeless in the Rochester region. Click to read more...
After the coldest February on record, it's finally the right time to start working on a few projects to prepare your yard and home for spring. Click to read more...
PathStone Corp. has received a $697,690 grant to strengthen neighborhoods through housing and community development initiatives. Click to read more...
volunteers sought to learn about, fight povertyMar 06, 2015
Leaders of the Rochester-Monroe County Anti-Poverty Initiative are forming seven work groups to learn all they can about different aspects of local poverty and recommend strategies for attacking each area of the problem. Volunteers are needed to serve on the work groups. Click to read more...
Do you want to be part of what state and local leaders are billing as an unprecedented effort to fight poverty in Rochester? Now is your chance. Click to read more...
Calendar of Upcoming Events
- Successful Relationships for Housing for Homeless Households and Social Services Clients2015 Apr, 2210:21
FREE Education Offering:
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
"Successful Relationships for Housing for Homeless Households and Social Services Clients"
The Rapid Rehousing Partnership, a collaborative program of Coordinated Care Services, Inc., The Monroe County Department of Human Services, Alternatives for Battered Women, SpirtusChristi Prison Outreach, The Center for Youth Services, The Housing Council at Pathstone, Wilson Commencement Park and the YWCA is pleased to announce the availability of a free educational workshop for landlords and property managers, “Successful Relationships for Housing for Homeless Households and Social Services Clients”.This workshop will be offered monthly, with the next workshop scheduled for: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 8:00 – 9:30 AM at Eastman Conference Room 75 College Avenue Parking across the street As part of the community’s efforts to eliminate homelessness, a Rapid Rehousing approach is being used more and more to quickly move households from homelessness to stable permanent housing. The Rapid Rehousing Partnership Program provides the needed support for both the households moving into permanent housing and the landlords who are renting units for our clients. This workshop offering is aimed at providing landlords and property managers with the information needed to have positive working relationships and experiences with the Department of Human Services, our Rapid Rehousing Program and their tenants. This workshop is interactive; time is available to answer any questions you may have! The workshop is delivered by representatives of the Monroe County Department of Human Services and the Rapid Rehousing Partnership. Topics include: Rapid Rehousing Supports for Landlords and Tenant Navigating the DHS Process Landlord Statements Direct Rent Payments Landlord Tenant Security Agreement and Improvements in Claims Process Working with DHS to Address Concerns Property Inspections and Violations Participation in the session is limited to 25 participants. Additional offering of this workshop will be scheduled on a monthly basis. The newly revised DHS Publication, “Renting to Monroe County Temporary Assistance Clients – 2014” may be accessed by following the link: http://www2.monroecounty.gov/files/hs/Renting%20to%20TA%20Clients%20-%20Revised%20February%202014.pdf Thank you and we hope that you will be able to attend this Educational Workshop! Click for more details
Begins: 04/22/15 8:00am
Ends: 04/22/15 9:30am
Venue: Eastman Conference Room
- Landlords: Don't miss out on our next Operating Rental Property Workshop!2015 Apr, 2210:21Sign up now! Space is limited. 585-546-3700.Click for more details
Begins: 04/22/15 6:30pm
Ends: 04/22/15 8:30pm
- Operating Rental Property Workshop-The Housing Council at PathStone-April 20152015 Apr, 2210:21The next Operating Rental Property Class is Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, April 20, 21 & 22, 2015 from 6:30PM-8:30PM (3 Consecutive Evenings) at The Housing Council at PathStone, 75 College Avenue, Rochester, New York 14607 (in the United Way Building). The cost per person is $45.00 which includes handouts. Please call 585-546-3700 to register today! Spots are limited!
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Begins: 04/22/15 6:30pm
Ends: 04/22/15 8:30pm
- FREE Home Energy Efficiency Seminar-PathStone-April, May 20152015 May, 1210:21PathStone Corporation will host two (2) FREE Home Energy Efficiency Workshops on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 5:30PM and Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 5:30PM at 404 East Avenue, Rochester, New York 14607 (Accessible from Prince Street). PathStone's Energy Services staff will discuss NYSERDA energy programs and available grants/incentives. Refreshments will be provided and registration is required. For more information, to see other seminar options or to register, please call 585-442-2030 Ext. 213, email SaveEnergy@pathstone.org or visit http://www.pathstoneenergyinfo.org
Please bring a copy of your energy bill (with account number) for application assistance.
Attendees will receive a complimentary compact fluorescent light bulb (CFL) with your completed Home Performance with ENERGY STAR application.Click for more details
Begins: 05/12/15 5:30pm
Ends: 05/12/15 7:00pm
Wondering if this loan is right for you? Call us so we can help you learn more about how this product works. http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/money/2015/03/19/town-house-pultneyville-penfield-equity-conversion-bornarth/25039269/
Home Equity Conversion Mortgage frees up cash
Sylvia Farrer and Phil Bornarth used a HUD loan to take equity from their home.
Have housing questions!? Are you a tenant or a landlord? Are you homeless? Are you thinking of become a first time homebuyer? Need advice on foreclosure? Random housing question? It's not random to us! Our Housing Hotline is standing by, Monday-Friday 11AM-3PM to help! Call 585.546.3700 or walk-in to 75 College Avenue today!
Realtors raise $60,000 for area homeless http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/money/2015/03/12/realtors-raise-area-homeless/70229136/
Realtors raise $60,000 for area homeless
Realtors Charitable Foundation help three area agencies