More than $98 million has been awarded to create 1,054 affordable homes in 20 separate developments across New York.
The funding will help revitalize communities, fight homelessness, and expand access to energy-efficient, affordable housing opportunities.
Among the projects:
Central New York
— $3.8 million for Monarch Commons in the town of Cicero in Onondaga County.
The project involves the demolition of vacant and underutilized structures and the new construction of a 50-unit building for seniors age 55 and older. Fifteen homes will be reserved for veterans.
— $4.9 million for Sennett Meadows Senior Housing in the town of Sennett in Cayuga County.
The development will include 60 apartments for seniors age 55 and older with 18 apartments set aside for seniors and veterans in need of supportive services.
— $3.3 million for Carpenter Park Apartments in the city of Ithaca in Tompkins County.
The 42-unit mixed-income development will be constructed on underutilized land adjacent to the farmers market and will have access to the Cayuga waterfront trail.
— $3 million for North of Main Revitalization in the city of Binghamton in Broome County.
The scattered-site project will rehabilitate six properties and construct one new building on vacant land to create 23 affordable apartments.