News (last up-date 03/10/11)
Nassau County Office of Community Development Newsletter Winter Edition
March 10, 2011
The Nassau County Office of Community Development Newsletter winter edition is now available. For more information in how to obtain a copy of OCD newsletter winter edition please call 516-572-1915
Rehabilitation of Freeport building to house new Main Street Dialysis Center
March 08, 2011
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano is committed to promoting Economic Development and job creation for Nassau County residents. In order to address that commitment, Nassau County has allocated Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) funds to assist with the rehabilitation of 3 N. Main Street in the Village of Freeport. This location will soon be the home of a new business - "Main Street Dialysis Center".
Pictured with the County Executive is the Mayor of Freeport Andrew Hardwick along with county and village officials.
The First-Time Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance Program Close for Period Year 2011
March 03, 2011
Nassau County Partners with Long ISland Housing Partnership
Thank you for your interest in the First-Time Homebuyer Assistance Program. The 2011 Program has received it's maximum number of applications and the application period is now officially closed. We only have one application period every year beginning in the fall. If you missed this opportunity, please try again in the fall of 2011
Mangano Announces Freeport Home Is First To Qualify For Lead Reduction Grant Program
August 31, 2010
Initiative Aimed at Reducing the Risk of Lead Paint Poisoning in Children
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced the start of renovations on a home in Freeport as part of a new initiative to test and remove lead paint in homes across the County. The Nassau County Office of Community Development (OCD) recently obtained a $4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to coordinate this Lead Hazard Reduction Grant Program. The County plans to rehabilitate 85 homeowner units and 85 rental units through the grant program, improving the living conditions for an estimated 340 children. To read more click here
Mangano Announces Success of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program
April 20, 2010
Program fosters job creation, promotes community stability while helping residents achieve “American Dream”
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano was joined by the Long Island Housing Partnership to announce that the County’s participation in the federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) has resulted in its first sale of a foreclosed home to a first-time homebuyer, located at 747 Lawrence Street in Elmont. The sales price of the home is $290,000, of which New York State Housing Finance Agency (HFA), NSP and New York State Affordable Housing Corporation (AHC) subsidies will be applied to make the home affordable.
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