NYS HCR Rural Area Revitalization Projects (RARP)

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Status: Archived


Capital, Pre-development/Acquisition



Procurement Agency



The RARP program was used to provide capital for community facility investment in projects in rural areas in NYS. This program is no longer active.

Tenant Eligibility Criteria

Households at or below 90% area median income (AMI) with consideration for family size.

Eligible Applicants

Nonprofit, community-based and charitable organizations formed at least one year ago. 


Up to $250,000 per project.


In service for 15 years.

Network Notes

For More Information

See HCR’s Unified Funding Materialsfor 2016.


Capital District Regional Office
Hampton Plaza, 6thFloor
38-40 State Street
Albany, New York, 12207
Leonard Skrill, Upstate Director of Development: (716) 847-3926
Robert Shields, Senior Project Manager: (518) 486-5013
Gary VanWormer, Project Manager: (518) 474-5323
Amanda Beale, Project Manager: (518) 474-7492
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
Michael Ferguson, Acting Downstate Director of Development: (212-480-7494)
Jung Chin, Project Manager (212) 480-6456
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
Dan Peters, Project Manager: (716) 847-7132
Patricia Dieck, Project Manager: (716) 855-7048
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: 08/29/2019

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