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Homes for Working Families (HWF)

Status

Available

Type

Capital

Source

State

Procurement Agency

NYS HCR

Total Annual Award

Up to $30 million is available in SFY 2018-19 through HCR’s Multifamily Open Window RFP. Funding is also available through the Unified Funding RFP.

Tenant Eligibility Criteria

Households with incomes up to 60% AMI.

Eligible Applicants

HWF provides supplemental gap financing to projects funded by a variety of HCR capital programs, including the Supportive Housing Opportunity Program (SHOP).

Funding Award Details

Up to $2.5 million may be awarded to projects in NYC. Up to $6.5 million may be awarded to projects in Westchester, Nassau & Suffolk counties. 

Amount Details

Per-Project Maximum Award: $4 million in the Open Window RFP or $2 million in the Unified Funding RFP.

Per-Residential Unit Maximum Award: Up to $125,000 per housing unit in the Open Window RFP or $25,000 per housing unit in the Unified Funding RFP. 

Term

Dependent on other capital financing.

Network Notes

No more than 50% of total funding may be awarded to any one municipality.

N/A

For More Information

Read the 2018 Multifamily Open Window RFP here

Read the 2017 Unified Funding RFP here.

Open Window RFP Contact:

Leora Jontef
Vice President, Multifamily Finance - New Construction
New York State Homes and Community Renewal
(212) 872-0537
leora.jontef@nyshcr.org 

Unified Funding RFP Contacts:

Capital District Regional Office
Hampton Plaza, 6thFloor
38-40 State Street
Albany, New York, 12207
Gary VanWormer, Project Manager: (518) 474-5323
Darren Scott, Upstate Development Director East: (518) 485-7608
Counties Served: Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Essex, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Orange, Otsego, Putnam, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren and Washington.

New York City Regional Office
25 Beaver Street, 7th Floor 64
New York, NY 10004, (212) 480-4543
Paula Friday, Project Manager (212) 480-7158
Counties Served: Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, Richmond, Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland and Westchester.

Buffalo Regional Office
Electric Building, Suite 105
535 Washington Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14203
Leonard Skrill, Upstate Director of Development: (716) 847-3926
Counties Served: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates

Syracuse Regional Office
620 Erie Boulevard West, Suite 312
Syracuse, New York 13204
Leonard Skrill, Upstate Director of Development: (716) 847-3926
Lois Holden, Senior Project Manager: (315) 478-7179 x 219
Kathleen Karpinski, Senior Project Manager: (315) 478-7179 x 217
Counties Served: Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Franklin, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, St. Lawrence, Tioga and Tompkins.

Last updated: 06/25/2018

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