Southern Tier Residents who suffered damage in the August storms and floods that weren’t entirely covered by insurance or other assistance may be eligible for up to $50,000 in grants.

Bob Joseph/WNBF News)
Bob Joseph/WNBF News)

New York State officials announced that $13 million is available for homeowners in Broome, Tioga, Chenango, Delaware, Chemung, Schuyler and Seneca Counties that were impacted by the storms that hit the area August 13 through the 15th.

The money from federal programs is being administered by the New York State Housing Authority.

Millions of dollars in damage was sustained throughout the Twin Tiers as the storms carrying heavy rain swept through the area after an already wet spring and early summer.

A news release from Governor Andrew Cuomo’s website says: Applications will be accepted starting Monday, November 5. The deadline for applications is Monday, February 4, 2019. Applications will be available from local not-for-profit housing organizations, who are administering the program. Homeowners seeking an application should contact:

Bishop Sheen

(Tioga and Seneca Counties)


Arbor Housing and Development

(Schuyler, Chemung, Broome, Delaware, Chenango Counties)

607/654-7487 x 2049


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