$40 million awarded in Round 4 of Restore NY Communities InitiativeStaff Writer | January 26, 2017
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced nearly $40 million awarded to 75 municipalities through Round 4 of the Restore New York Communities Initiative.
Empire State Municipal revitalization efforts
Governor Cuomo enacted the Restore New York Communities Initiative in the FY16 State Budget and designated Empire State Development to implement the program.
Round 4 launched in June 2016. Cities, towns and villages were all eligible to apply for support for projects that include demolition, deconstruction, rehabilitation, or reconstruction of vacant, abandoned, condemned and surplus properties. ■