Brindisi secures CARES funding for local housing authorities

Local News

A rental sign is posted in front of an apartment complex Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Phoenix. Housing advocacy groups have joined lawmakers lobbying Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey to extend his coronavirus-era moratorium on evictions when it expires, when the 120-day order ending July 22 was supposed to ensure people would not lose their homes if they fell ill to COVID-19 or lost jobs in the pandemic’s economic fallout. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

NEW YORK STATE (WSYR-TV) — Congressman Anthony Brindisi announced on Thursday that he had secured more than $640,000 for local housing authorities.

The funding is part of the CARES Act and comes from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

“Low-income families across Upstate New York have been disproportionately impacted by this pandemic, and we must do our part to help them stay safe and get through these unprecedented times,” said Brindisi. “We all need to look out for each other during this crisis, and these funds will help ensure we have our neighbors’ backs. I’ll keep working with our communities to deliver more relief and resources to Upstate New Yorkers.”

Below is a list of what organizations got funding:

  • Binghamton Housing Authority: $107,269
  • Boonville Housing Authority: $3,193
  • Canastota Housing Authority: $13,752
  • Cortland Housing Authority: $47,544
  • Town of Union Community Development, Endwell: $58,960
  • Little Falls Housing Authority: $17,733
  • Norwich Housing Authority: $23,172
  • Rome Housing Authority: $87,955
  • Utica Housing Authority: $37,061
  • City of Utica: $199,429
  • Village of New Hartford: $45,749

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Live Doppler 9 Map Center

CNY View

CNY View

CNY View

Oswego Area

Oswego Area

Syracuse Area

Syracuse Area