Big changes celebrated at Walnut Hill in Penn Yan

Local, state, and federal officials had a chance to see the renovated and new homes at Walnut Hill Apartments in Penn Yan recently when a ribbon cutting ceremony was held for the $10.7 million rehabilitation which preserved affordability for 59 existing apartments and included the new construction of an additional two-story building with eight apartments.

Renovations included new roofs, windows, and siding for all buildings. Individual apartments were upgraded with new kitchens, baths, baseboard heating, fresh paint, new carpets, and other finishes. New energy efficiency upgrades included the installation of EnergyStar appliances, improved insulation, and weatherization.

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