Kingston home solar system array install 2016The Town of New Paltz has the opportunity to apply for $500,000 in Community Development Block Grant funding from the New York State Office of Housing and Community Renewal to assist a minimum of (10) owner occupied homeowners with housing rehabilitation within the Town or Village New Paltz. This program will focus on energy-efficiency upgrades including residential solar system arrays. RUPCO will administer the program.

In addition to the installation of solar system arrays, eligible repairs may include: failing roofs, window replacement, mechanical systems, water systems, electrical systems, energy efficiency upgrades, structural or foundation repairs, flooring and building safety and code violations.

Interested homeowners should contact RUPCO by e-mail (sdolan@rupco.org) or call the HomeOwnership Center at (845) 331-9860 by September 11, 2017. Letters of Interest can also be obtained at the New Paltz Town Hall.

Submit your Letter of Interest by September 11, 2017

The Letter of Interest below does not commit you to participation. However, RUPCO will contact you if funding is allocated to this program. If funding becomes available, RUPCO will invite you to an informational meeting outlining program details.

Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must own and occupy the home as their primary residence (homes in parks are not eligible). The property must be up to date with all taxes, mortgage payments, and homeowners Insurance.

Applicants must meet the gross annual income guidelines below by household size.

Area Median Income for elgible New Paltz homeowners for this grant

Letter of Interest New Paltz Housing Rehabilitation Program

Owner(s)/Name on Deed:_________________________________________

Property Address:________________________________________________

Mailing Address if Different:  ______________________________________

Township:  Town of New Paltz     OR     Village of New Paltz

Phone:____________________________________________

E-mail:____________________________________________

Household Size: _________       Bedroom Size: _________

Gross Household Income: $__________________________

Interested in Solar:  Yes___   No___

Home Repair Needs:_________________________________