New York State Homes and Community Renewal will make available up to $15 million in state funding for homeowners along Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River in the aftermath of the extreme weather and severe flooding in the region. The new investment program will provide up to $50,000 for homeowners to support repairs to and restoration of structures, equipment, and other physical damage.
For more information about eligibility and program parameters, read the Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence Seaway Flood Relief and Recovery Homeowner Grant Program Guidelines.
The program will be administered through not-for profit housing organizations seeking to help homeowners affected by the flooding. Homeowners seeking assistance are encouraged to contact the not-for-profit organizations that have already expressed interest in serving as program participants to determine eligibility and ask questions about the program. Those organizations are listed below, along with their contact information and the areas they serve.
Cayuga, Monroe and Wayne Counties
Jefferson, Oswego and St. Lawrence Counties
Homeowners may also contact the HCR Office of Community Renewal to express interest by contacting LakeOntario@nyshcr.org or calling 518-474-2057.
Homeowners are also encouraged to contact the HCR Office of Community Renewal to express interest, determine eligibility and ask questions.
Homes and Community Renewal Syracuse Office
620 West Erie Blvd., Suite 312
Syracuse, NY 13204
Homes and Community Renewal Buffalo Office
Electric Tower, Suite 105
535 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
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