Putnam County Housing Corporation (PCHC), a private, not-for-profit Housing Corporation, is administering the New York State Affordable Housing Corporation Home Improvement program in Putnam County.
The grant (maximum $32,500) will assist homeowners (owner-occupied) throughout the county on a first-come, first-serve basis in making repairs including structural, safety and code upgrades, roofs, windows, electrical, plumbing and heating systems.
There is an asset limitation of $15,000. Assets include any monies in savings or checking accounts, certificates of deposits, stocks and bonds and the value of any real property less the outstanding debt. There are also income limits for eligibility which are as follows: 1 person – $73,213; 2 person – $83,734; three person – $94,146; four person – $104,558; five person – $112,998; six person – $121,327; seven person, $129,657; and eight person, $138,096.
You must complete the application and submit all requested documents as well as an Authorization to Release Information, Housing Counseling Program Disclosure and Statement of Income Tax Filing Status.
There is a recapture provision for the funding based on the amount awarded, meaning a lien will be attached to your property.
Please call (845)225-8493 to have an application mailed to you or stop by the office located at 11 Seminary Hill Road, Carmel, NY 10512 to pick one up.
Eligibility cannot be determined unless a complete application is received.
First-come, first serve status is determined by complete application submission.