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SEEKING ACCESSIBILITY, AFFORDABILITY: People with physical limitations have trouble finding suitable rental properties
JoanMarie Long has been looking for a place to call home for nearly eight years. Janice Knight has been looking for about a year. Both women say the search is difficult because they are in wheelchairs and because rental homes that are both affordable and accessible to individuals with disabilities are hard to come by. And, because both are on disability income, buying a house is beyond their means.

Norman Mintz, Leader in Downtown Revitalization and Pioneer of Main Street Movement, Contracted to Lead Uptown Kingston Pike Plan Restoration
Rural Ulster Preservation Company announces New York State Department of Housing and Community Renewal (NYS DHCR) has awarded technical assistance for the Pike Plan restoration. Technical assistance will be provided by Norman Mintz, Norman Mintz Associates.

RUPCO announces funding to restore Kingston's Pike Plan
Rural Ulster Preservation Company held a media conference on Thursday, August 3, 2006, at 1pm, under the Pike Plan in front of 300 Wall Street, Kingston.

RUPCO Campaigns to Find The Brides of the Kirkland
As part of their restoration of the Kirkland Hotel Rural Ulster Preservation Company (RUPCO) would like highlight the heart of the Kirkland Hotel and celebrate all the wealth of memories the buildings holds for so many in the community.

Ground Breaking Ceremony held at 97-101 Clinton Avenue in Kingston
Rural Ulster Preservation Company (RUPCO) and Kingston Mayor James Sottile hosted a ground breaking ceremony on Tuesday, November 21, 2006, at 10 am, at 97 Clinton Avenue, Kingston.

A House Warming and Welcome Home Celebration for 7 Families Devastated by the Ulster County Floods.
Rural Ulster Preservation Company (RUPCO) hosted a house warming and welcome home celebration for seven families devastated by the Ulster County floods on Monday, November 20, 2006, at 11am, at Spring Lake Mobile Home Park, Lucas Avenue Ext., in Kingston.

RUPCO to host "The Kirkland Revisited" Film Viewing with the Brugmann Family
Rural Ulster Preservation Company (RUPCO) and the Brugmann family hosted a film viewing of the "Kirkland Revisited" on Friday, September 29, 2006, 11am, at The Seven21 Media Center, 721 Broadway, Kingston, New York.

Ground Breaking Ceremony to be held at the Historic Kirkland Hotel
Long Awaited Day of Celebration

RUPCO closed on the financing with Key Bank and its subsidiary, Key Community Development Corporation and the City of Kingston transferred the deed of the Kirkland Hotel on August 10, 2006. The Kirkland Hotel is on the national and state register of historic places.


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