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News

clock runs out for sanctuary village-d&c article-april 16, 2015Apr 16, 2015

After a month living at Sanctuary Village, Grant Grice wheeled his suitcase out the front door on Wednesday, unlikely to return.  Click to read more...

multiple-unit buildings a good start for investors-d&c article-april 8, 2015Apr 13, 2015

When Matt Handy wanted to diversify his investment portfolio about a decade ago, he began to look around at multifamily properties.  Click to read more...

lawsuit alleges racial bias by apartment rental companyApr 10, 2015

A southeast Rochester landlord discriminated against a woman by refusing to rent her an apartment because she was African-American, state human-rights lawyers allege in a lawsuit.  Click to read more...

rochester-monroe anti-poverty initiativeApr 10, 2015

Website lanches to educate the community on the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative. United Way is involved with Governor Cuomo's Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative. Local efforts are being centralized through a steering committee led by Assembly Majority Leader Morelle, the City of Rochester and Monroe County, and convened by United Way. We are working together to eliminate poverty by ensuring that every child lives in a stable family environment where the promise of economic mobility is a reality.  Click to read more...

stunning lyric theatre open for business-d&c article-april 9, 2015Apr 10, 2015

Once a house of worship, the doors of the stunning First Church of Christ, Scientist, were officially opened Wednesday to the spectrum of Rochester's arts society: opera, perhaps the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, and certainly that once-feared corrupter of souls, jazz.  Click to read more...

n.y. ranks 10th most expensive for real estate property taxes-rbj article-april 6, 2015Apr 07, 2015

New York ranks among the most expensive state for real estate property taxes but is one of 24 states with no vehicle property tax, a new report from WalletHub shows.  Click to read more...

Calendar of Upcoming Events

  • Successful Relationships for Housing for Homeless Households and Social Services Clients2015 Apr, 2209:30

    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!  
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    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, 2209:30Sign 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, 2209:30The 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! Click for more details
    Begins: 04/22/15 6:30pm
    Ends: 04/22/15 8:30pm
  • FREE Home Energy Efficiency Seminar-PathStone-April, May 20152015 May, 1209:30PathStone 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

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Clock runs out for Sanctuary Village http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/2015/04/15/rochester-sanctuary-village-sister-grace-miller-homeless-shelter-closes/25837971/


Clock runs out for Sanctuary Village
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Workers and volunteers packed up the shelter Wednesday in anticipation of its closing.

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Multiple-unit buildings a good start for investors http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/money/2015/04/08/multiple-unit-buildings-good-start-investors/25480477/


Multiple-unit buildings a good start for investors
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Buying an owner-occupied multiple unit is one way to get started in real estate investing.

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