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National Night Out 2016 in Albany!

National Night Out 2016 Flyer

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Camp Great Futures

Together the Albany Housing Authority, Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany, and community members are partnering this summer to provide some great opportunities for the Arbor Hill Community at the 2 Lark Drive Green Building. Camp Great Futures gives youth the opportunity to participate in fun, enriching summer program activities with a focus on character education and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The Green Building kitchen is also open to provide a fairly priced food service for youth, their families and other local community members. This partnership sets an example of how community members and local organizations can come together collectively to better serve their communities.

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City Hall on the Road

This is the first in a series of City Hall on the Road Events!

Stop by to visit one of the 15 City department tables.

Representatives will be available to provide information, advise and more.

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Arbor Hill Community Center  50 N. Lark Street

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City Hall On The Road

 

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Sisters in the Brotherhood: Albany Pre-Apprenticeship for Women

Albany Pre-Apprentice Program for Women

 

Sisters in the Brotherhood Flyer

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Tips for Cooking Safety 2016

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Cooking Safety Flyer 2016

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Summer Safety Day from Mohawk Ambulance Service!

Mohawk Summer Safety Day Flyer

For a printable version of the Mohawk Summer Safety Day Flyer, please click HERE.

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Note to Section 8 Landlords

The Albany Housing Authority will charge a $75 fee for any re-inspection where the owner notifies us that the repair has been made but the deficiency has not been corrected, and when the time for repairs has elapsed and the deficiency has not been corrected. We will not impose the fee for any tenant-caused damages, for cases in which the inspector could not gain access to the unit, or for new deficiencies discovered during a re-inspection.

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First Ward Youth & Family Day!

 

First Ward Youth & Family Day

June 18th, 2016 – 11:00AM – 3:00PM

Hoffman Park, 7 Hoffman Ave

Games, Health Screenings, Food, Music

1st ward youth and family day

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The Albany Housing Authority Website is now Mobile Friendly!

The Albany Housing Authority Website is now Mobile Friendly!

Paying your Rent, Applying for Housing, and so much more has become even easier to do on our website.

Just visit www.AlbanyHousing.org on your smart phone or tablet and you’ll be on your way!

Website Update Announcement

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Happy Homeownership Month!

From the Homeownership Center – Affordable Housing Partnership, Albany Community Land Trust & Community Realty – dedicated to strengthening neighborhoods, successful homeownership and quality affordable housing.

* June is Homeownership Month.  Celebrate by attending Homebuyer 101.
In May over 100 prospective homeowners attended the orientation and over 100 are signed up for June 7.  First time buyers get an unbiased overview of the homebuying process, grant programs, and more at this free workshop. Next month’s orientation is on Tuesday, July 5, 5:30 pm at the Albany Public Library, 161 Washington Ave. Sign up at www.ahphome.org.  Learn about our very popular matched savings program. Participants can earn $4 for every dollar they save.

* Secrets of Successful Landlords
Thinking about becoming a landlord?  Would you like to be a better one or know someone who should?  Learn effective, professional property management practices at a workshop on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 5:30 pm at 255 Orange Street, in Albany. This program helps landlords provide quality housing, protect their residential property investment and create safe and vibrant neighborhoods.  Refreshments. Handicap accessible.  $20 for handbook. To register, please call 434-1730 or register on line at www.ahphome.org.

* Save Energy & Money
with a comprehensive home performance assessment.  Learn about the Green Jobs- Green New York program and how you can make your home more comfortable and energy efficient. Find out about our free solar energy and repair program too. Contact us at 434-1730 x414 or visit our website www.GreenCapitalRegion.org

* Buyer’s Choice
Own a home for less than renting. The Community Land Trust helps families buy and repair an affordable home. The program now offers $30,000 to eligible participants to buy and fix a home in City of Albany. Contact the Community Land Trust at 426-1296.

* Struggling with Your Mortgage?
The Capital District HomeSave Coalition offers FREE assistance to homeowners facing difficulty with their mortgage. The sooner you act, the more options you have. Contact our skilled HUD-certified advisor at 434-1730.

* Credit Scores Matter  
It pays to have a higher credit score. Stop by the Washington Ave Albany library on the fourth Friday of the month (June 24) from 11:30 to 1:30 for a free one to one credit review, and get advice on repairing your credit score.   Or sign up for our homebuyer Money Strategies class to increase your financial knowledge and learn about credit scores, debt reduction, scams, and achieving your financial goals. Next class Tuesday, June 21. Sign up here www.ahphome.org

* Sheridan Hollow Opportunity Area
We have been working with neighbors on planning for neighborhood redevelopment and improvements.  On June 16 at 1 pm, you can join us to hear a report on housing rehab finance ideas for Sheridan Hollow.

* You can help by making a tax deductible donation to the Albany Community Land Trust or the Affordable Housing Partnership at 255 Orange Street, Albany 12209 or on line at www.ahphome.org.  Thank you.

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