RUPCO is recognized as a housing and community revitalization leader, known for the quality of our work and the professionalism of our staff. RUPCO’s reputation has grown as evidenced by the partnerships, funding and recognition received by national organizations such as:

NeighborWorks America

RUPCO has been a proud charter member of NeighborWorks America, a national nonprofit, nonpartisan leader in affordable housing and community development, since 1999.

For more than 40 years, Neighborhood Reinvestment Corp., a national, nonpartisan nonprofit known as NeighborWorks America, has strived to make every community a place of opportunity. The network includes nearly 250 members in every state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. NeighborWorks America offers grant funding, peer-exchange, technical assistance, evaluation tools and access to training, as the nation’s leading trainer of housing and community development professionals. NeighborWorks network organizations provide residents in their communities with affordable homes, owned and rented; financial counseling and coaching; community building through resident engagement; and collaboration in the areas of health, employment, and education.


New York State Homes and Community Renewal

New York State Homes and Community Renewal (NYSHCR) preserves housing affordability and works with private, public, and nonprofit partners to create inclusive, safe, “green,” and resilient places to live in New York State. HCR is charged with carrying out the Governor’s $1 billion HOUSE NY plan, leveraging New York’s federal and state community development resources, and creating affordable housing opportunities statewide. HCR programs provide financing to create and preserve multifamily housing; improve housing conditions, ensure accessibility, and save energy; provide bonding authority and other resources to facilitate local public improvements and job creation; and help thousands of low- and moderate-income New Yorkers purchase a home. NYS HCR also funds services for low-to-middle-income households, and vulnerable populations including veterans, seniors, homeless families, individuals with HIV/AIDS, and at-risk youth.


The Rural Housing Coalition of New York


The Rural Housing Coalition of New York is a statewide organization dedicated to revitalizing rural New York by strengthening housing and community development providers.

The coalition supports rural housing and community development providers through:

  • Organizational Capacity Development
  • Training and Technical Assistance
  • Raising Public Awareness and Advocacy


Rural LISC

In 1995, the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), a community development support organization working in metropolitan areas across the country, launched Rural LISC, a national program created to expand LISC’s reach beyond urban areas to include rural communities. Rural LISC partners with more than 140 rural community-based organizations, including five financial intermediaries, helping them identify challenges and opportunities, and delivering the most appropriate support to meet local needs. Together we are working to transform communities in more than 2,400 counties across 49 states and Puerto Rico.


Orange County Rural Development Advisory Corp. (RDAC)

Since 1983 RDAC‘s mission has been to encourage vital, healthy, and stable communities by providing and preserving a broad array of attainable and sustainable housing opportunities for people within a wide income range. RDAC promotes and supports community issues that influence shelter, quality of life, economic opportunity, and diversity. RDAC has been the leader of foreclosure prevention services in the Hudson Valley for over a decade.

RDAC joined the RUPCO family in 2015 as our subsidiary in Orange County. By combining forces, RDAC and RUPCO have expanded our geographic reach to serve Orange and Sullivan Counties.

For additional information, visit or contact a counselor directly:

    • RDAC office: 2 South Montgomery Street, Walden, NY 12586
    • Office phone 845-713-4568
    • Fax number 845-713-4817