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I'd like to come back home after college, but how will I ever afford a place of my own?

With housing costs often representing more than 30% of their income, first-time homebuyers, young families and recent graduates all struggle to find a place they can comfortably afford to live.

Home is where the
heart is ...

Where we build and base our lives; the lifeblood of our communities. No other human creation has as much impact on quality of life as housing. That's why the Ulster County Housing Consortium (UCHC) has moved to

Give housing a voice!

Working together, we advocate for housing choice. We work to insure that our children and grand children can remain here and that people like law enforcement personnel, hospital staff members, and retail workers can live here too.

It's time for balanced growth!

We understand the obstacles that impede development of a healthy housing mix and believe housing needs can be balanced with environmental concerns. We seek to move away from a culture of opposition to all growth to one of support for smart growth.

Add your voice!

Explore this site to learn more about the housing mix in your community and county. See what you can do to make a difference. Then join us!

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On the Radar

  • Woodstock Commons Resident Art Show: Fri. 2/14 Opening 5 - 8 pm with free refreshments.

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  • March 11, 2014: First time Home Buyer's Seminar, featuring valuable information about the home buyer process.

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  • Ulster County annually receives over $1.2 million annually through HUD's Continuum of Care (CoC) Program. Due to implementation of new legislation that regulates this program, the HEARTH Act, the CoC has formed a new board that meets the new regulations and focuses its planning efforts on homeless issues and reducing homelessness. Click below for a list of projects by rank that will be included in 2013 UCCOC project application to HUD.

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  • January 23, 2014: Congressman Partners with Housing Agencies on Help for Distressed Homeowners January event will provide hands-on-help and counseling services

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  • January 16, 2014: Explore Energy Efficiency Education Grow Your Business Through Certification at SUNY Ulster

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