Good news! Rensselaer County was awarded $400,000 from the NYS Community Development Block Grant Program for Rensselaer County Housing Resources (RCHR). These funds are to provide downpayment and closing cost assistance to first-time homebuyers in Rensselaer County (excluding the City of Troy). These funds will not be available until the… Read more »
TRIP and RCHR would like to welcome our newest addition! On Wednesday, November 30, 2011, Mila Grace was born to Danielle Wattsman (from our Homeownership Center) and her husband! Welcome Mila, we are all excited to meet you!
Over the past semester, RPI student, Timothy Kim interned at TRIP, and we would like to thank him for all of his hard work! Tim is a 5th year architecture student with a personal interest in sustainability. He helped with research for TRIP’s “Green” initiative as well as doing architectural… Read more »
TRIP recently brought a group of North Central community leaders to a national Community Leaders Institute in Kansas City, MO. The four-day NeighborWorks America–sponsored conference attracted more than a thousand residents who are committed to improving their neighborhoods, Troy’s team is now putting that new knowledge to work in North… Read more »
Just as TRIP revitalized 2232 5th Avenue in 2011, we are doing it again in 2012, this time at 69 Middleburgh! We know that the transformation of one building reaches much further than the space between walls. Such rehabilitations provide comfortable homes for families, but also lift morale, improve surrounding… Read more »
Season’s Greetings As 2011 comes to a close TRIP would like to say “THANK YOU” to all of our generous supporters this year! With your help TRIP is able to rehabilitate blighted buildings, create and educate new homeowners, prevent foreclosures, make available high quality affordable apartments to families,… Read more »