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Community Development
The Department of Community Development offers housing rehabilitation grants for low to moderate income families and sponsors a first time homebuyers program.

All services are for the City of Glens Falls residents only, with the exception of the first time homebuyer's program. For a brochure or application, contact the Community Development Office at (518) 761-3833.

*Review and Public Comments on Current 2015 Community Development Program Year & 1st Year of 5 Year Action Plan
The City of Glens Falls will conduct a Public Hearing on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 7:20 p.m. in the City Of Glens Falls Common Council Chambers on the third floor of City Hall, 42 Ridge Street, Glens Falls, New York.
The City developed in 2015 its 5-year Consolidated Plan along with initial Annual Action Plan. The Consolidated Plan assessed the community development and housing needs for the City of Glens Falls, and develops a five year strategy to address those needs, as well as a one year action program to implement the strategy. The purpose of this initial hearing is to review the first year of the 5year consolidated plan and obtain the views and comments of the citizens, public agencies and other interested parties on housing and community development issues and concerns in order to establish priorities for the 2nd year of the 5 year Community Development Action Plan/Budget prior to its development and adoption by the City, and its submission to HUD. Public is invited to attend
*Review and Public Comments on proposed 2016 Community Development Program Budget Year and Proposed 2nd Year of 5 Year Action Plan .
A second Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday April 26, 2016 7:20pm on the third floor(Council Chambers) City Hall, 42 Ridge Street, Glens Falls, New York. The purpose of this second public hearing is receive public comments on the proposed 2016 Community Development Budget and 2nd year action plan. Public is invited to attend


Glens Falls Community Development Office has announced a series of community meetings focusing
on the 2016 HUD Community Development Budget/2nd Year of Action Plan prior to its final development and
adoption by the City and submission to US Housing & Urban Development (HUD)

Schedule of Public Engagement Activities:

Wed. Jan. 27, 2016 at 6:30 pm Abraham Wing School, 120 Lawrence St. - Gym

Thurs. Jan. 28, 2016 at 6:30 pm Jackson Heights School, 24 Jackson Ave. - Gym

Wed. March 2, 2016 at 6:30 pm Glens Falls Middle School, 20 Quade St. – Cafeteria((1st Floor)

Thurs. March 3, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. Village Green Apartments ,Delaware Avenue ,Community Room

Wed March 9, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. Big Cross School, 15 Big Cross St. – School library(1st floor)

Public is invited to attend

NOTICE: Glens Falls Community Development Office proposes to undertake certain minor program amendments for the years 2008 and 2012 in order to provide greater flexibility in the single family housing rehabilitation program. For details, click here.

Edward M. Bartholomew, Jr. 

42 Ridge St.
Glens Falls, NY 12801

Ph: (518) 761-3833
Fx: (518) 761-9053 

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm