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Ulster County Block Grant Program

RUPCO has funding available from the NYS Office of Community Renewal (NYSHCR) Ulster County Block Grant Program to assist low-income first-time homebuyers purchasing residential homes in Ulster County (excluding the City of Kingston) with down payment, closing costs and repairs.

GRANTS UP TO: $49,200

Household Income Limits

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Gross Income all sources$53,800$61,450$69,150$76,800$82,900$89,100$95,250



A RUPCO Counselor will assist you in navigating the first-time homebuyers process, review your credit, and provide referrals to affordable loan options and see if you are eligible for grant funding. Get started today!

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Terms & Conditions:
First-time homebuyers only. Must occupy the home as primary residence for 10 years. Must be able to secure an affordable primary loan for the balance. Must complete RUPCO counseling and homebuyer education. Funding is being provided as a soft second zero interest differed forgivable lien on the home. Single family condos and town homes eligible (manufactured homes or commercial properties are not eligible). Not eligible in the City of Kingston, NY. Other program restrictions and requirements may apply.

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