Eight Projects Receive Funding to Generate Economic Opportunities by Removing Blight and Revitalizing Neighborhoods
Nearly $81 Million Awarded to 71 Projects Statewide
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that more than $6.4 million has been awarded to eight North Country municipalities through Round 5 of the Restore New York Communities Initiative. Restore New York supports municipal revitalization efforts by awarding funding for projects that will reinvigorate downtowns and generate new economic opportunity in communities from Western New York to Long Island. Nearly $81 million was awarded to 71 municipalities statewide.
"Downtown communities are vital to keeping our economies thriving and to attracting businesses and families to put down their roots in New York," Governor Cuomo said. "The Restore New York Communities Initiative recognizes communities teeming with potential and invests in their transformation and their future, and turns them into neighborhoods New Yorkers are proud to call home."
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