City of Binghamton, New York

HUD Admin & Housing

The HUD Administration and Housing Department, which adds no local tax burden and is funded fully by HOME and CDBG annual block grants (HUD programs), manages and monitors all housing rehabs for qualified homeowners, and works closely with affordable housing agencies to improve access to safe, sanitary, and quality housing for income qualified tenants

The Deparment is made up of three staff members: 

  • Manager, HUD Administration
  • Housing Programs Supervisor
  • Housing Coordinator

HUD Entitlement Funds

  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) – The CDBG program addresses a variety of community development needs that must meet one of three national objectives: benefit low/moderate income persons; eliminate/prevent slum and blight; address an urgent need that poses a threat to the health/welfare of the community.

  • Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) - In 2009, President Obama authorized the Hearth Act which transitioned the focus of the ESG Program to preventing persons from entering the cycle of homelessness and rapidly re-housing homeless persons into permanent housing situations.  Eligible components of ESG include street outreach, emergency shelter, homeless prevention, rapid re-housing, data collection via the HUD mandated Homeless Management Information System, and administrative activities.

  • HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) - The HOME Program is designed exclusively to create affordable housing for income eligible persons.