New York State Homes and Community Renewal has made 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 provides 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.
Homeowners seeking assistance should contact the not-for-profit organizations that are administering the program. Those organizations are listed below, along with their contact information and the areas they serve. Applications are available on their websites.
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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