RUPCO to Open Waitlist for Rental Assistance Program at Senior Property in Milton

June 3, 2024

KINGSTON, NY — On June 17, RUPCO will open the waitlist for the rental assistance Project Based Voucher program at Milton Harvest, a senior community located at 48 Josies Path in Milton. This program, designed to uplift modest-income households, provides rental assistance for the designated one-bedroom units at Milton Harvest property by limiting the participant’s rent to 30-40% of their adjusted monthly income, with the subsidy covering the remaining portion of the rent.

To be eligible to apply, at least one member of the household must be 62 or older and have an annual household income that does not exceed the limits established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Additional eligibility requirements may apply.

Household SizeIncome Limits
1 Family Member$39,100
2 Family Members$44,700

Starting on June 17, applications can be downloaded online from www.rupco.org or conveniently picked up at RUPCO’s Kingston (289 Fair Street, Kingston). Eligible applications will be placed on the waitlist in the order in which they are received, and RUPCO will notify all applicants by mail to confirm whether or not they were placed on the waitlist.

Project-based Vouchers are a component of the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program that provides rental assistance for low-income families at a specific apartment in a development. This program does not provide emergency assistance and the voucher is not transferable to another location. RUPCO is the Local Administrator for New York State Homes and Community Renewal (NYSHCR) of the Housing Choice Voucher in Ulster and Greene County.

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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 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.