Category: RCHR

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TRIP Offers a Variety of Programs to Homeowners, Homebuyers, and Tenants Regardless of one’s income, education, or housing situation, TRIP’s NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center offers many programs that can benefit anyone.  Here is a sampling of programs that are currently available:    Troy Landlord Training Program  October 6th & 8th, Parts 1 &… Read more »

RCHR Awarded Grant Funds to Assist Rensselaer County Residents

Coming this spring, the Rensselaer County Housing Resources (RCHR), will again have grant funding available to assist local residents with obtaining and maintaining their homes. RCHR has been awarded funds under three government programs, providing grant monies which can be used for downpayment assistance for first-time homebuyers, home rehabilitation projects,… Read more »

RCHR Program Profile: Rensselaer County Homeownership Program (Small Cities)

Similar to the Homebuyer Incentive Program available in Troy, the Small Cities program offers prospective homebuyers in Rensselaer County grant funding to assist with down payments and closing costs. Eligible applicants do not need to currently live in Rensselear County. Administered by the RCHR & TRIP NeighborWorks Homeownership Center, Small… Read more »

TRIP & RCHR’s Homecoming Dinner to Honor Ron Canestrari, 2012 Community Citizenship Awardee

This year’s TRIP & RCHR Homecoming Dinner, to be held on October 29 at the Franklin Terrace Ballroom, is sure to be an evening to remember as we present the 2012 Community Citizenship Award to the Honorable Ron Canestrari.  Assemblyman Canestrari has truly earned this award through his decades of public service — first… Read more »

Announcing the 2012 Troy Treasure Awardee: Michael A. Esposito

TRIP is proud to announce that this year’s “Troy Treasure” awardee is Michael Esposito!  As a lifelong resident of Troy, he has been chosen for his tireless, lifelong efforts toward improving Troy’s Little Italy as well as the entire city.  He has also helped to preserve Troy’s history by serving for years as the… 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 »

Deeper Shades of Green: TRIP & RCHR Green Fair, September 29th

Do you have a pile of old electronics taking up space in your house or garage? Have you ever considered home composting? And what’s the deal with solar energy? All of these questions and more will be answered at TRIP & RCHR’s first annual Green Fair on Saturday, September 29,… Read more »

New Faces at TRIP: Caitlin Casterlin

Caitlin Casterlin Welcome to TRIP’s newest HomeOwnership Advisor, Caitlin Casterlin! With her strong financial background, having previously worked in banking and at the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce, Caitlin is sure to be a valuable member of the TRIP NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center team! Caitlin’s lifelong interest in helping people, especially on… Read more »