Attorney General awards Tompkins County $900K for affordable housing

A new grant gives Tompkins County $900,000 to boost affordable housing.

New York State Attorney General Letitia James announced on Thursday, during a press conference in Ithaca, that nine cities and counties throughout the state are receiving part of a $7.8 million state initiative to address what James called a “housing crisis.” The program was created by the Office of the New York State Attorney General in conjunction with the non-profit Enterprise Community Partners. The grantees include the cities of Albany, Buffalo, New York City, Rochester, Schenectady and Ithaca, along with Broome, Nassau, and Suffolk counties.

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