The Town of Union, New York is now accepting applications for CDBG-CV funded Emergency Rent and Utility and Emergency Mortgage and Utility programs. If you reside in the Town of Union and have involuntarily lost earned income due to COVID-19 and need rental/utility or mortgage/utiltiy assistance, please read the program guidelines below and call 2-1-1 to begin the pre-screening process.
Thank you to everyone who participated in the Needs Assessment Survey for the Town of Union Consolidated Plan covering Federal Fiscal Years (FFY) 2020-2024 for it's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The answers you provided have help shaped the priority needs for the next five years of CDBG spending for the town!
CDBG-CV CARES Act Substantial Amendment
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has notified the Town of Union that it will receive an allocation of $753,358 in CDBG-CV funds to be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19. This allocation was authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Public Law 116-136, which was signed into law on March 27, 2020.
The Town of Union approved a Substantial Amendment to the FFY 2019 Annual Action Plan for the CDBG program on August 5th, 2020. The Substantial Amendment is to make available CDBG-CV funding under the CARES Act to prevent, prepare for, and respond the pandemic.
In accordance with federal regulations governing the use of CDBG funds, public input is being solicited, ending on August 5th, 2020.
The New York Fed has put together a resource center where individuals, businesses, and non-profits can find out what's available in terms of assistance at the federal, state, and city level: New York Fed Coronavirus Resource Center
3111 E. Main St.
Endwell, NY 13760-5990
Phone: (607) 786-2977
Fax: (607) 748-0041