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April 8, 2014: Woodstock Commons Spring Art Show
Featuring Artwork by Woodstock Commons Residents. Join residents and guests for the first spring show at Woodstock Commons on Friday, April 11 from 5-8pm.

March 24, 2014: Ulster Savings Bank and RUPCO Host First Time Home Buyer Seminar
Ulster Savings Bank and RUPCO would like to invite the public to their "Fast Track Education for First Time Homebuyers" seminar on Saturday, April 12th from 3:00pm - 6:00pm at the Bank's 1 Twin Maples Plaza, Saugerties branch.

March 12, 2014: "Paint Can Opening" Celebrates Lace Factory Rehab
RUPCO officially kicks off re-construction project for artist housing.

February 25, 2014: Childs Elected Chair of RUPCO Board
Kingston native James B. Childs, M.Div.,M.A. has been elected Chairperson of the RUPCO Board of Directors for 2014 according to an announcement from the non-profit housing agency.

February 12, 2014: RUPCO and Woodstock Seek Energy Advocates
Green New York Program Team and officials from the Town of Woodstock will meet Wednesday, February 19th to outline plans to appoint Energy Advocates in the community.

February 6, 2014: "Share the Love" at Woodstock Commons, Valentine's Day, 5 pm to 8 pm
Food and fun are on tap at this event, the third resident art show hung since the complex had its ribbon cutting and the first to include the original artwork of children who live at the complex.

January 29, 2014: First time Home Buyer's Seminar on April 7, 2014
Featuring valuable information about the home buyer process.

January 16, 2014: Energy Saving Success Stories: Cut Home Energy Costs with a Home Energy Retrofit!
Free energy efficiency workshop at the Marbletown Community Center on Saturday, February 22.

January 6, 2014: Congressman Partners with Housing Agencies on Help for Distressed Homeowners
January 23 event will provide hands-on-help and counseling services

January 6, 2014: Explore Energy Efficiency Education
January 16 Orientation: Grow Your Business Through Certification at SUNY Ulster

December 5, 2013: RUPCO Wins TD Charitable Foundation Award
$100,000 for Lace Factory Kicks off Re-Construction

December 4, 2013: Retrospective of Sasha SUN to open at Woodstock Commons
Mixed media show with various themes and performance art surprise

November 14, 2013: Additional Funding Received for Flood and Storm Repairs
Owner-occupied homes in Ulster County may be eligible. RUPCO will host an information session for homeowners in Ulster County on November 19, 2013 from 3:00-4:30 pm at the Kirkland, 2 Main Street in Kingston to announce the availability of these housing rehabilitation grants.

November 9, 2013: Transitioning to a Green Energy Economy: How Municipalities Can Benefit
Weds., November 20, 2013 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Kaplan Hall, SUNY/Orange, One Washington Center, Newburgh Campus.

October 24, 2013: Save Money on your Energy Bill! Learn How at FREE Workshop on November 16 in Kingston
With winter around the corner, now is the perfect time to take steps to make your home or apartment more energy efficient.

October 23, 2013: Community Lunch 2013 will be held at the Bearsville Theater in Woodstock on November 22 at Noon. RUPCO Lunch Event Features Woodstock Documentary, O + Fesitval, Health Care is a Human Right.
Home Matters theme will dominate event at the Bearsville Theater

October 15, 2013: Ulster SavingsBank and RUPCO to Sponsor First Time Homebuyer Seminar
Ulster Savings Bank and the Rural Ulster Preservation Company (RUPCO) would like to invite the public to their "Fast Track Education Saturday for First Time Homebuyers" seminar on Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 10:00am – 2:00pm.

October 7, 2013: Funds Available for First Time Homebuyers
RUPCO to Assist Buyers with City of Kingston Funding on Oct. 9

October 2, 2013: Woodstock Commons Residents' Show Work On Friday, October 11, from 4 – 7pm
Performing and Visual Artists Featured

September 27, 2013: RUPCO Proud to Support O+ Festival
Kirkland Building Devoted to Caring for Artists Columbus Day Weekend

September 19, 2013: Ulster County Housing and Service Providers Hold Annual Meeting
Input On Programs and Services Being Sought

August 29, 2013: Free Help Planned on Friday, September 27 for People Struggling to Pay Mortgages
Making Home Affordable eases fear of foreclosure

August 28, 2013: RUPCO Awarded National Honor by HUDs
Agency Earns Green Organizational Accreditation

15 de julio 2013: Ayuda a propietarios a refinanciar sus hipotecas
Agencias locales unen esfuerzos en dos eventos gratuitos para ayudar a dueños de casas a aplicar para ayuda de hipoteca

July 15, 2013: Local Agencies Join Forces to Host Two Free Events to Help Struggling Homeowners Apply for Mortgage Aid
Event is Part of a Nationwide Partnership between the Federal Government and Local HUD-Approved Housing Counseling Agencies to Help Families at Risk of Foreclosure Apply for Assistance from the Making Home Affordable Program for Free

July 11, 2013: Buttermilk Falls Townhomes Made More Affordable
RUPCO reduces costs on subsidized units to encourage homeownership

May 29, 2013: Food & Fun at the Senate House Museum
RUPCO to Hold the Eleventh Annual Celebrate Community Event

May 3, 2013: RUPCO Joins With NY State & Local Officials, CPC, and HCR in Woodstock to Celebrate the Grand Opening of New Energy Efficient Affordable Housing Complex for Families and Seniors
Newly Constructed Woodstock Common, Offers 53 State-of-the-Art Units and Is Eligible for LEED Gold Certification

April 19, 2013: RUPCO and Hudson River Sloop Clearwater Form Partnership
Groups will spur energy efficiency and Hudson Valley economy

March 21, 2013: Energize Kingston Event Scheduled for April
Agencies collaborate for new paths, new energy, new Kingston

March 18, 2013: RUPCO CEO Named Practitioner of the Year
National Association lauds Kevin O'Connor for involvement, skill and accomplishment

March 15, 2013: RUPCO Joins Launch of Home Matters™
Unique national effort unites America on the essential roles home and housing play in creating thriving lives, families, communities and a stronger nation

March 4, 2013: Kathleen Leahy honored in Atlanta with Property Management Certification

January 18, 2013: First Time Homebuyers Settling in Kingston
$350,000 grant helps with down payment, closing costs, and rehabilitation

December 14, 2012: RUPCO Among First NeighborWorks America's "Green" Program Designees
Program recognizes sustainable business practices of NeighborWorks Organizations

October 31, 2012: RUPCO's Stuyvesant Wins Statewide Award
Supportive Housing Network of NY lauds local agency

October 2, 2012: Ulster Savings Bank and RUPCO to Sponsor First Time Homebuyer Seminar on Saturday, Nov. 3

October 1, 2012: Healthy Housing Workshop for Landlords
Avoiding litigation with tenants and reducing energy costs are covered.

September 28, 2012: NY's Newest Energy Saving Website Promotes Saving Energy; Reducing Energy Costs

September 25, 2012: Disaster Recovery Funds Still Available for Business Owners
Funding covers damage from 2011 storms in Shandaken and Olive.

August 13, 2012: RUPCO Begins Rent-up of Woodstock Commons
Applications to be released on 8/15.

July 4, 2012: Air Conditioners Available for Low Income Households
In order to protect vulnerable New Yorkers, New York State has set aside $3 million in funding for air conditioners through the federally-funded Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

June 4, 2012: Foreclosure prevention facts and funding topic of RUPCO event
Rural Ulster Preservation Company (RUPCO) will re-launch local foreclosure prevention efforts Wednesday, June 6, 2012

May 24, 2012: RUPCO will re-launch foreclosure prevention efforts in a day-long event Wednesday, June 6
Rural Ulster Preservation Company (RUPCO) will re-launch local foreclosure prevention efforts in a day-long event at the Kirkland in Kingston on Wednesday, June 6, 2012

May 17, 2012: RUPCO announces $500,000 in grant funding for first time homebuyers
As many as 22 Ulster County families will get an opportunity to achieve the American Dream of homeownership

April 20, 2012: Free Fair Housing Expo Scheduled in Kingston
Fair Housing Week Celebration

April 11, 2012: RUPCO Proposes Artist Live/Work Space in Kingston
Would rejuvenate Lace Curtain Mill in Mid-town Area

March 5, 2012: RUPCO Opens Greene County Office
Will administer Housing Choice Voucher Program for the County

August 8, 2011: New Affordable Housing Complex Opens in Milton
Milton Harvest to house 47 senior citizen families

August 3, 2011: RUPCO Hits Milestone in Rental Assistance
1500 Ulster County households now being aided

July 26, 2011: RUPCO Breaks Ground on Woodstock Commons
First new affordable housing in nearly 30 years

July 6, 2011: Federal Program to Help 10 Ulster County Families Pay Mortgages Applications must be filed before July 22

June 9, 2011: RUPCO to Host Celebrate Community Fundraiser Dinner and auction at Senate House Museum Historic Site

June 9, 2011: RUPCO Wins NYSERDA Award to Spur Energy Efficiency in Hudson Valley
Partners with Westchester County Agency on $600,000 Program

June 7, 2011: Woodstock Commons Lawsuit Dismissed
Groundbreaking expected soon on affordable housing construction

May 31, 2011: RUPCO Hosts NeighborWorks Week Event for Landlords
Thursday, June 9th

April 22, 2011: Ulster Savings Bank and RUPCO to Host Free First Home Club Presentation
Saturday, April 30th from 10:00am – 11:30am

April 11, 2011: Milton Harvest Apartments for Seniors 55 + Now Accepting Applications
47 brand new apartments ready for occupancy in late spring

April 7, 2011: Information Sessions for Home Repair Grants
Rural Ulster Preservation Company (RUPCO) is hosting two free informational sessions for low income homeowners interested in applying for RUPCO's Single Family (Home) Repair Program

April 6, 2011: Spring/Summer groundbreaking expected on affordable housing construction
An Article 78 lawsuit brought to stop construction of affordable housing in Woodstock was dismissed last week by New York State Supreme Court Judge Christopher Cahill

March 31, 2011: Hinchey Announces NeighborWorks Grant for RUPCO
to Support Affordable Housing and Community Development

March 31, 2011: Free Family Fun Day Scheduled in Ellenville
Buttermilk Falls Townhomes site of Easter activities

March 9, 2011: Frank Paulo Named RUPCO Director of Finance
Rural Ulster Preservation Company announced this week that Frank Paulo has joined its staff as Director of Finance

March 4, 2011: Broads Regional Arm Wrestling League to Support RUPCO Programs
The Broads Regional Arm Wrestling League (BRAWL) has announced that the first BRAWL of 2011 will be a benefit for Rural Ulster Preservation Company (RUPCO) Emergency Services Rental Assistance program

February 16, 2011: Cooperative efforts in Rosendale lead to grant funding opportunity
RUPCO to seek NY Main Street funding for Town of Rosedale improvements

February 4, 2011: Altomare Appointed RUPCO HomeOwnership Center Manager

February 3, 2011: HomeOwnership Center Expanded
First HomeBuyer Seminars Scheduled

January 10, 2011: Uptown Kingston To Get New Restaurant
Veteran restaurateur opens third location

January 5, 2011: RUPCO Opens Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
Section 8 rental assistance applications accepted for first time in three years

October 13, 2010: Housing Commissioner Addresses RUPCO Audience, Family of Woodstock Honored
Commissioner Brian Lawlor, who also serves at the CEO of New York State Homes and Community Renewal, delivered the keynote address for Rural Ulster Preservation Company's (RUPCO) Community Lunch yesterday in Kingston.

September 16, 2010: Ulster County need exceeds expectations
A Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Program (HPRP) expected to run for 18 months, stopped accepting new screening applications this week, just nine months into the program.

August 28, 2010: Woodstock Commons Funding Approved
Award of more than $13 million over 10 years guarantees construction funding

July 28, 2010: Ulster County Community Development Block Grant helps First Time Homebuyers
Grants for closing costs, down payments and post closing repairs now available.

April 19, 2010: Housing Consortium launches "Give Housing a Voice" campaign
Add Your Voice to Housing Choice!

March 9, 2010: Potential purchasers must apply before April 1
One lucky family will soon have the opportunity to purchase a brand new home in the City of Kingston thanks to the efforts of the Ulster County BOCES YouthBuild program.

February 17, 2010: RUPCO to take applications for home repair grants
Information sessions scheduled for potential applicants.

February 2, 2010: Hinchey Seeks Tax Credit Extension

August 31, 2009: Buttermilk Falls Townhomes Ready for Buyers
Ribbon cut on 15 affordable homes for sale in Ellenville.

August 26, 2009: Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union Supports RUPCO Mission

August 18, 2009: RUPCO’s NeighborWorks® HomeOwnership Center brings First Time Homebuyer Education Series to Ellenville
Would be homeowners get training in Southern Ulster County.

June 1, 2009: RUPCO’s NeighborWorks® HomeOwnership Center to Celebrate Anniversary
Ulster County Executive Michael Hein to be honored.

May 19, 2009: Highland Seeks Main Street Grant Funds
53 buildings in hamlet could be eligible.

May 5, 2009: RUPCO Salutes Supervisor
Roy Kozlowski honored on 15th anniversary with agency.

April 30, 2009: RUPCO Appoints Lawrence-Bauer to Development Post
Well-known professional to direct communication and resource development.

April 17, 2009: RUPCO Receives Major Grant from NeighborWorks® America
Funding will help Ulster County residents buy and repair first homes.

 


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