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October 2014
Tickets on sale now for 2014 Community Lunch

Grab Your Ticket to Community Lunch

Guest speaker Ted Houghton, Executive Deputy Commissioner at NYS Homes & Community Renewal, delivers the keynote address, supportive housing is the solution. Bring a friend (or donate a scholarship ticket) to Community Lunch, Diamond Mills, Saugerties on Thursday, October 30.  Tickets are available online. You can also join the ranks of our early supporters M&T Bank, Community Preservation Corp., and Cannon Heyman & Weiss. Read more here.

Our VP of Housing Services Goes National
Kathy Germain, VP of Housing Services
Kathy Germain, Vice President of Housing Services for RUPCO's NeighborWorks® HomeOwnership Center (HOC) in Kingston, was appointed to the HOC National NeighborWorks®  Advisory Committee representing the Northeast Region. RUPCO is a charter member of NeighborWorks® America (NWA), a national advocate and clearinghouse for the affordable housing industry dedicated to creating living solutions for families and populations in need. Germain joins the 15-member group that helps NeighborWorks® America meet its strategic plan goals. "By helping to build and sustain a network of excellence, we're promoting innovation," notes Germain.  Continue

GJGNY Hosts Get $ET Energy Symposium October 22
Get SET Energy Symposium October 23
As an independent contractor for the New York State Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), RUPCO spearheads the "Going Green" initiative here in the Hudson Valley. Partnering with SUNY-Sullivan this month, GJGNY brings together over a dozen energy-savvy experts and partners in sustainability like Sullivan County Planning, Sullivan Alliance for Sustainable Development, CCE-Sullivan, and NYSERDA's Mid-Hudson Economic Development Growth Extension (EDGE). The energy symposium addresses residential and commercial energy programs, renewable energy resources, and cost-effective programs for everyone from landlords to municipalities. This day-long symposium features speakers in three tracks addressing residential programs, commercial energy programs, and renewable energy resources. The day is designed for people--landlords to municipalities--interested in energy savings Continue


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Our new look online

Whether you're looking for online forms or current rental listings, RUPCO's website has more for you, at every finger tip...and in two languages.

With the help of CRSR Designs of Kingston, we've upgraded our website to make things easier for you to find. We've added a complete calendar of events for RUPCO and GJGNY activities, pay-online options, even a Spanish translator button!

We're making our services and programs available to everyone who's interested. And we're open to your suggestions for future additions and improvements. Our website is a work in progress and we want it to work for you -- always and in all ways. Check it out here.

One More Happy Homeowner
RUPCO Storytelling - Pauline
Pauline's Success Story

We love when first-time homebuyers tell their story.

Pauline Mukozho shares her journey from Zimbabwe to the Hudson Valley. With the help of the HomeOwnership Center, one-on-one counseling and the nudge from a neighbor, what once seemed unattainable became reality. Watch Pauline's story here.
Spotlight on Staff
Sierra Smith, Property Manager
Sierra Smith  takes 
new position as 
Property Manager
Laura Conklin, FSS Coordinator
Laura Conklin joins RUPCO as Family Self-Sufficiency 
(FSS) Coordinator
Tara Collins, Director of Communication & Resource Development
Tara Collins joins staff as Director of Communication & Resource Development
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