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The Urban Renewal Agency administers several federally funded programs for the City of Mount Vernon. Amongst the programs that the Urban Renewal Agency administers are the Community Development Block Grant program (CDBG), the Home Investment Partnership program (HOME), Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS program (HOPWA), and the Supportive Housing Program.

The Urban Renewal Agency also provides access for individuals, community organizations and other developers interested in redeveloping tax foreclosed, abandoned, and distressed properties acquired by the City.

Individuals or Organizations that are applying for the acquisition of property must demonstrate that they have the financial ability to complete the project.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Agency to accomplish its goals of eliminating substandard and unsanitary conditions and areas, and revitalizing municipally designated distressed areas; promoting redevelopment of these areas with safe, sanitary and economically viable residential, non-residential, commercial; and industrial properties and uses; and enabling in these areas the redevelopment of, conservation, restoration or improvements of private and public facilities and infrastructure in a manner benefiting the citizens, residents, businesses, government and community objectives of the City of Mount Vernon, New York.  All in accordance with the provisions pertaining to urban renewal agencies contained in the New York General Municipal Law.

FAQs


Reports & Forms


Organizational Assessment Report

URA Newsletter Vol. 2

HOME Program 

2017 Draft Annual Action Plan

2015-2019 Consolidated Plan

2017 CDBG APPLICATION

2016 CDBG ACTION PLAN

2010 – 2014 Consolidated Plan

2012 CDBG Action Plan

2012 Urban Renewal Agency Financial Statements

2011 Urban Renewal Agency Financial Statements

2013 CDBG Amended Action Plan

Public Notices


SPECIAL COMMITTEE MEETING of the MOUNT VERNON CITY COUNCIL TODAY, FRIDAY, JULY 12TH, 2019

Please be advised that a SPECIAL COMMITTEE MEETING of the MOUNT VERNON CITY COUNCIL will be held on FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2019, AT 4:30PM, in City Council Committee Room, Mount Vernon City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York. “TO DISCUSS LEGAL ISSUES PERTAINING TO THE STATE OF THE CITY”

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Proposed 2019 Annual Action Plan – Available for Review

Announcement The City of Mount Vernon Proposed 2019 Annual Action Plan is available for public review and comment for 30 days from July 1, 2019 through July 30, 2019. All interested citizens are invited to submit written comments during the 30 day review period.  Notice of the comment period was published July 1, 2019. Download […]

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2020 – 2024 Five Year Consolidated Plan

2020 – 2024 Five Year Consolidated Plan As a recipient of federal funds awarded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the City of Mount Vernon, NY is to develop five-year comprehensive plans for housing and community development to determine the types of projects that should be financed in the future with […]

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2019 Community Development Block Grant available now!

Fiscal Year 2019 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PUBLIC SERVICE GRANTS The City of Mount Vernon, Urban Renewal Agency, is seeking applications from qualified non-profit organizations interested in providing services that address one or more of the public service needs targeted in the city’s CDBG program. The City of Mount Vernon’s CDBG allocation for FY 2019 […]

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City of Mount Vernon, New York Seeks Proposals for Five Year Consolidated Plan

The City of Mount Vernon is seeking proposals from experienced and qualified consultants and/or firms for professional services to prepare the five year Consolidated Plan. The City of Mount Vernon is committed to partnering with the community to identify opportunities for improvements to programs and services to improve quality of life for Mount Vernon residents. […]

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Urban Renewal Agency Meeting Agenda – September 18, 2018

2018-09-19 URA Agenda

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Board of Ethics Meeting Dates

Please be advised that the Board of Ethics will meet on the following dates. August 27, September 10, September 24, October 15, October 22,  and November 5, 2018. Meetings will be held at City Hall and generally begins at 7:00pm. Submitted by Secretary of the Board of Ethics Gregory J. Cannata, Esq.  

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2018 CDBG Draft Annual Action Plan

In accordance with the federal regulations 24 CFR, Part 91, the City of Mount Vernon through the Urban Renewal Agency has prepared a draft 2018 Annual Action Plan for submission for its Community Development Programs. Public Comments: The comment period is from July 6 to August 6, 2018.  All stakeholders are encouraged to express their views […]

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CDBG Application Deadline Extension (APPLICATIONS DUE TODAY)

Due to the Memorial Weekend Holiday, Mount Vernon City Hall closed at NOON on Friday, May 25, 2018.  The deadline to submit CDBG applications has been extended to Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 4:00pm.  Applications will need to be hand-delivered.

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CDBG Application Deadline Extension

Mount Vernon City Hall will close today at NOON due to the Memorial weekend holiday.  The deadline to submit CDBG applications has been extended to Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 4:00pm.  Applications will need to be hand-delivered.  

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