Category: education

Statewide Neighborhood Revitalization Conference: Strengthening Neighborhoods Strengthens New York

The first annual Statewide Neighborhood Revitalization Conference is almost here! Will you be there? On September 21st and 22nd, Troy will host this grassroots community event bringing in neighborhood advocates from all over New York State. The conference will be held at Russell Sage College in Troy. On Friday night, mingle… Read more »

Don’t Forget to Bring Your Old Electronics to the TRIP & RCHR Green Fair, 9/29

On September 29th, from 9 AM – 1 PM, in the Troy Marina Parking lot (just north of the Green Island Bridge), TRIP & RCHR will host our first Green Fair. Underwritten by Citizens Bank Foundation and in partnership with Rensselaer County and the City of Troy, TRIP & RCHR… Read more »

Statewide Neighborhood Revitalization Conference, Featuring James Kunstler and Alan Mallach

On September 21st and 22nd, Troy will hold the first annual Statewide Neighborhood Revitalization Conference, a grassroots effort to share information about community-building efforts throughout New York State. The conference will be held at Russell Sage College in Troy. Things will kick off on Friday evening, Sept. 21st, with a free, open… Read more »

Homeownership Done Right

Comprehensive Standards Support “Homeownership Done Right TM“ The National Industry Standards for Homeownership Education and Counseling set criteria so consumers around the country can be confident that the housing counseling they receive from agencies that adopt the standards is high quality, comprehensive, and valuable. These Standards hold local nonprofit housing… Read more »

Come to the Housing Fair!

Prospective buyers and homeowners will want to attend the Capital Region Housing Fair on Saturday, April 28th from 10 am-2 pm at the Albany Public Library, 161 Washington Avenue in Albany.  Featured will be dozens of information booths including: Non-profit housing groups like TRIP Lenders Attorneys Housing inspectors Real estate… Read more »

Arts Grant and CLI Action Grant Awarded

Congratulations to Public School 2 and the Hillside North Neighborhood Association (“The Hill”) on the awarding of two grants!  Project applications earned $2,500 and $2,000 respectively! School 2’s “Artists in Schools” Grant will fund a student-based, co-curricular “Paint the Boards” art project in collaboration with TRIP and The Hill.  Sixth… Read more »

Spring Home Maintenance Training Workshops

Spring is right around the corner! Notice anything around your house that you need or want to fix up? Maintaining a home is a huge part of responsible homeownership– come to TRIP’s Home Maintenance Training Workshops and learn the skills you’ll need to keep your house in tip-top shape! Classes are… Read more »

TRIP Hosting Foreclosure Intervention Workshop

Are you behind on your mortgage payments? Anticipating missing a payment? Having difficulties with your lender? Facing foreclosure or know someone who is?  Act now. The sooner steps are taken to remediate issues, the better the outcomes. Let us help you help yourself! Come to TRIP’s office at 415 River St.… Read more »