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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


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


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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Request for Proposals – CDBG Home Investment Partnerships Program – Program Review & Technical Assistance

The City of Mount Vernon Urban Renewal Agency is seeking proposals from qualified firms for professional services consisting of program review, the development of written policies and procedures, and technical assistance related to the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant Program and HOME Investment Partnership Program. The Urban Renewal […]

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Community Development Block Grant Program FY 2018-2019

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM FY 2018-2019 The City of Mount Vernon is inviting eligible non-profit 501 (c)(3) organizations to submit applications for the Community Development Block Grant funds for the 2018- 2019 program year. Pre-application workshops will be held so that interested groups can review the process of submitting an application to be considered for […]

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City Council April 11, 2018 Local Law

The City Council will be voting at its April 11, 2018 meeting on a Local Law amending Chapter C, Article IV: Officer and Election, Section 15 of the Mount Vernon City Charter entitled “Qualifications”.  (Term Limits)  

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The City of Mount Vernon Board of Ethics Meeting Schedule

Please be advised the City of Mount Vernon  Board of Ethics meeting schedule is the following: April 16, 2018 May 7, 2018 May 21, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 18, 2018 Meetings begin at 7:00pm and are held at City Hall. The Public may attend the public portion of the meetings, but not the Executive Session […]

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Board of Ethics meetings in December 2017

The Board of Ethics will meet at 7:00pm in the City Council Committee room on the following dates: Monday December 4, 2017 Monday December 18, 2017

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Quick Link to Planning and Community Development

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