RUPCO to Administer Funding to Assist Newburgh Homeowners with Repairs

June 25, 2024

KINGSTON, NY — Starting on June 27, RUPCO, a nonprofit agency dedicated to creating homes, supporting people, and improving communities, and RDAC -RUPCO’s subsidiary in Orange County—will administer the Newburgh Target Home Improvement Program (THIP), which will assist income-eligible homeowners in the 12550 zip code with grants of up to $40,000 for home repairs.

The Newburgh THIP can provide funding to assist homeowners with a comprehensive range of repairs, including essential replacements like roofs, windows, and heating systems, interior repairs like cabinetry, and even energy efficiency improvements and accessibility modifications.

All eligible applicants must owner-occupy a home in the 12550 zip code, be current on all school, land taxes, mortgage, and homeowners insurance payments, and meet the household income requirements established below.

Household Size1 Person2 Person3 Person4 Person5 Person6 Person7 Person8 Person
Income Limits$64,300$73,500$82,700$91,850$99,200$106,550$113,900$121,250

RUPCO & RDAC will host an information session on June 27, 5 pm at the Lync Lounge located inside the Highpoint Campus (245 Liberty St., Newburgh, NY). Starting on June 27, interested applicants can download an application from www.rupco.org or pick up a printed copy at RUPCO’s offices (122 Lander St, Newburgh, 289 Fair Street, Kingston & 2 South Montgomery St. Walden).

The funding for the Newburgh Targeted Home Improvement Program is awarded by NYS Homes and Community Renewal.

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About RUPCO
RUPCO creates homes, supports people, and improves communities across a broad spectrum of community development solutions, including housing, historic preservation, and neighborhood revitalization in the Hudson Valley. RUPCO creates and maintains quality, sustainable housing and rental opportunities, inspires understanding and acceptance of affordable housing initiatives, and champions pathways to opportunity. For more information, visit www.rupco.org

About Orange County Rural Development Advisory Corporation (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 with a wide income range. RDAC also promotes and supports related community issues as they influence shelter, quality of life, economic opportunity, and diversity. RDAC has been the leader in foreclosure prevention services in the Hudson Valley for over a decade. RDAC receives funding through the NYS HOPP program to provide free foreclosure prevention assistance. Visit www.ocrdac.org  for more information.

About NYSHCR
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.