Because of the amount of interest shown in the Town of Binghamton’s current Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, the Town will be submitting another application to New York State for additional funding. If awarded, the grant will provide financial assistance to owner-occupied, income-eligible homes throughout the Town, for housing repairs such as roofing, insulation, siding, plumbing, heating, electric, masonry, windows, doors, and carpentry.
Thoma Development Consultants of Cortland has been hired to prepare the CDBG application. Residents interested in being placed on the waiting list should contact Thoma Development Consultants at 607-753-1433 to request a pre-application.
EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY
FEDERAL FAIR HOUSING LAW – The Town of Binghamton is committed to providing Fair Housing within constitutional limitations to all Town residents. The Federal Fair Housing Law prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, or financing of housing based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap or familial status. If any individual or family feels that they have been discriminated against in obtaining suitable housing of their choice or if anyone requires additional information regarding Fair Housing, they can contact the Town Fair Housing Officer, Nick Pappas, Code Enforcement Officer, at (607) 772-0357, ext. 12, Monday thru Friday, 7:00 A.M-3:30 P.M.
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GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE NOTICE: The Town of Binghamton adopted a Grievance Procedure pursuant to Section 504 of the Housing Rehabilitation Act of 1973 prohibiting discrimination on the basis of disability in certain programs and activities that receive financial assistance from the US Department of Housing and Rural Urban Development. This Grievance Procedure policy was adopted at the April 7, 2020, Town of Binghamton Town Board Work Session.