State Turns Down Funding Request For Jackson Spring Apartment Complex

New York State Homes and Community Renewal will not be funding the proposed Jackson Spring Apartment Complex.

On Tuesday, Charni Sochet, state Homes and Community Renewal, told The Post-Journal the applicant – Citizen’s Opportunity for Development & Equality Inc. and The NRP Group — did not receiving an award in this year’s unified funding round, but will have the opportunity to work with the state agency to address technical deficiencies in its application and reapply for next year for funding.

This was the second year CODE and The NRP Group had applied for funding.

“CODE is continuing its commitment to Northside residents by working to preserve the housing stock, demolishing dilapidated buildings and stabilizing the neighborhood through a wide range of housing activities that includes owner-occupied rehabilitation, handicap accessibility programs, accessibility programs for disabled veterans and enhanced recreational opportunities,” Patrick Morris, CODE executive director said.

“On behalf of CODE Inc.’s Board of Directors, I would like to express my appreciation to the many neighborhood residents who have supported our redevelopment effort. It is the residents who make up the neighborhood and we appreciate that our goals are closely aligned with each other.

“I also would like to express my gratitude to all of the elected officials and city staff who have so strongly supported this redevelopment. The city’s leadership has been truly committed to bettering the neighborhood and helping neighborhood residents.”