Funding for new affordable housing project in Henrietta

Posted at: 05/07/2013 2:35 PM

On Tuesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced $91-million in funds to be spread across the state’s 10 Economic Development Regions to build affordable housing.

Locally, DePaul Properties, Inc./Betts Housing Partners LLC. will receive $5.7-million to construct Rochester View Apartments in Henrietta. The project includes the construction of 60 rental units – 33 units will be for low-income individuals with psychiatric disabilities and 27 units are for low-income persons with hearing impairments.

"As New York's economy gets back on track, today we are announcing awards to partners who, through a rigorous application process, presented worthy, shovel-ready projects across the state -- development that will create jobs while building and preserving affordable housing for our residents," Governor Cuomo said.

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