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Press Release:  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                Contact Person:  Jill A. Alcorn, President & CEO                       Company:  Genesee Valley Rural Preservation Council, Inc.             Contact Numbers:  585-658-4860 Phone, 585-658-4874 FAX                    E-mail Address: jalcorn@gvrpc.com    

Genesee Valley Rural Preservation Council, Inc.    Receives 1 Million in New Funding Awards For    “Genesee & Livingston HOME Rehab V”

Mt. Morris, NY August 5, 2009 – Genesee Valley Rural Preservation Council, Inc. has received a total of $1,000,000 million dollars in recent funding awards from New York State Housing Trust Fund Corporation for the Genesee HOME Rehab V and Livingston HOME Rehab V Programs which provides assistance to low income homeowners who need rehabilitation to their homes. 

Grant funds will soon be available to low income homeowners who own a house in Livingston or Genesee Counties.  Moderate rehab of owner-occupied, single family homes include such things as lead-based paint hazards, energy related repairs or improvements, adaptations to permit use by persons with disabilities or other special needs and repairs or replacement of major housing systems in danger of failing.  GVRPC’s President & CEO Jill Alcorn stated, “The need for rehabilitation to older homes in this rural area has never been greater, these funds will allow us to rehab several more homes this year as in previous years.” 

These latest awards increase GVRPC’s total of housing investment and services in a four-county area to over $71 million dollars. Those resources have benefited over 900 families with owner-occupied housing programs and over 600 families with quality, affordable rental apartments. 

Genesee Valley Rural Preservation Council’s housing programs and rental units serve very low, low- and moderate- income households in Livingston, Wyoming, Genesee and Chemung Counties.  For more information on GVRPC’s housing rehab or repair programs, please call GVRPC’s Housing Specialist, Carol Taylor at 585-658-4860 or visit our website at www.gvrpc.com.

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Press Release:  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                Contact Person:  Jill A. Alcorn, President & CEO                       Company:  Genesee Valley Rural Preservation Council, Inc.             Contact Numbers:  585-658-4860 Phone, 585-658-4874 FAX                    E-mail Address: jalcorn@gvrpc.com    

GVRPC,Inc.                                                                                            Announces "Restore" Program                                                           To Help Seniors Repair Dangerous Conditions in Their Homes

Mt. Morris, NY March 6, 2009 – Genesee Valley Rural Preservation Council, Inc. has received a total of $250,000 in recent funding awards from New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal for the Residential Emergency Service to Offer Repairs to the Elderly (RESTORE) program which provides assistance to elderly homeowners who need but cannot afford to make emergency repairs to their homes. 

Grant funds are currently available to low income homeowners who are 60 years old or older and own a house in Livingston or Genesee Counties.  RESTORE grants are used to address a wide variety of urgent problems, including frozen or broken water pipes, failed septic systems, leaking roofs and inoperable furnaces.  GVRPC’s President & CEO Jill Alcorn stated, “We are so fortunate to be able to assist elderly homeowners with emergency home repairs during these tough economic times.” 

These latest awards increase GVRPC’s total of housing investment and services in a four-county area to over $70 million dollars. Those resources have benefited over 900 families with owner-occupied housing programs and over 600 families with quality, affordable rental apartments. 

Genesee Valley Rural Preservation Council’s housing programs and rental units serve very low, low- and moderate- income households in Livingston, Wyoming, Genesee and Chemung Counties.  For more information on GVRPC’s housing rehab or repair programs, please call GVRPC’s Housing Specialist, Carol Taylor at 585-658-4860 or visit our website at www.gvrpc.com.

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Press Release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact Person: Jill A. Alcorn, President & CEO
Company: Genesee Valley Rural Preservation Council, Inc.
Contact Numbers: 585-658-4860 Phone, 585-658-4874 FAX
E-mail Address: jalcorn@gvrpc.com

GVRPC's Fay Haslett Honored by USDA Rural Development as        Site Manager of the Year

Fay Haslett, Site Manager of Woodside Apartments in Nunda, New York received recognition as Site Manager of the Year by USDA Rural Development. An awards presentation followed by a reception will be held at Woodside Apartments located at 9 Fourth Street, Nunda, NY on Tuesday, July 31st, 2007 at 11:00AM. State Director, Patrick Brennan will be recognizing Fay at the state level, along with Rural Development staff, tenants, community members, family and friends.

Apartment managers play a vital role in maintaining the quality of life for the residents that reside in the apartments by providing safety and meeting their needs. Some of the criteria for receiving this prestigious award include; tenant satisfaction, curb appeal, accurate record keeping and actions taken above and beyond what is expected in the site manager's role.

Patricia Costanzo, Property Manager for GVRPC said, "We are so proud to have an employee receive this award. Fay always has an enthusiastic and positive attitude which is evident in the tenants' happiness at Woodside Apartments. Fay's residents adore her, and I do not use that term lightly." Before coming to work for GVRPC, Fay spent several years volunteering at Faith in Action and the Ronald McDonald House. Her genuine caring personality is apparent in everything she does for the tenants at Woodside.

GVRPC owns and manages several apartment complexes in Western New York branching out through four counties including Livingston, Wyoming, Genesee and Chemung. For more information about Genesee Valley Rural Preservation Council, Inc., please visit us at www.gvrpc.com.

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Press Release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact Person: Jill A. Alcorn, President
Company: Letchworth Development Corp.
Contact Numbers: 585-658-4860 Phone, 585-658-4874 FAX
E-mail Address: jalcorn@gvrpc.com

Hillside Village Apartments Roof Raising in Nunda

The construction site at 67 Mill Street in Nunda will be the scene of a roof raising ceremony on Tuesday, July 31st for Hillside Village Apartments, a new 24 unit apartment complex for small families and people who are elderly or disabled. The new apartments, developed by Letchworth Development Corp. and Genesee Valley Rural Preservation Council, Inc., are financed by USDA Rural Development, the New York State Housing Trust Fund and private financing. The Bank of Castile will provide construction financing. Jill Alcorn, President of Letchworth Development Corp., set the estimated total cost of the complex at $3.7 million dollars.

Hillside Village Apartments is the tenth complex in western New York owned and managed by Ms. Alcorn's organization. Designed by TAB Design Architects and built by Letchworth Contracting, Inc. the complex is slated for completion in the fall of 2007. Applications for the apartments will be available in August.

The public is invited to the Hillside Village roof raising ceremony at the construction site at 67 Mill Street at 10:00 am, immediately following will be a presentation honoring GVRPC's Fay Haslett as Site Manager of the Year by Patrick Brennan, State Director, USDA Rural Development. The award ceremony and reception will be held at Woodside Apartments at 9 Fourth Street in the village of Nunda. Congressman Tom Reynolds, along with Senator Catharine Young and Assemblyman Dan Burling are invited guests. George VonPless, Director of Multi-Family Housing with USDA Rural Development, as well as several other federal and local officials are expected to be in attendance.

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