Welcome to the Housing Information section of the Rensselaer County website. Please follow the links below for key housing and housing related information for Rensselaer County and its communities.
Board of Elections
Information on Voting Districts. Registration and Election Results.
HEAP The Home Energy Assistance Program operates on a seasonal basis from November to April. Households with income within the guidelines can receive assistance with heating fuel. Emergency assistance is available until September 30th of each year for households in danger of utility shut-off.
Events - Search Events
Financing options from HFA-SONYMA, New York State Housing Finance Agency, State of NY Mortgage Agency, Mortgage Insurance Fund, Affordable Housing Corporation
NY State funding for historic preservation.
FEMA information for preparing for emergencies or disaster.
US Department of Housing and Urban Development
NY State Energy and Research Development Authority - programs to assist in energy conservation, NY State Smart Growth, US Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Public Housing & Tenants
The Division of Housing and Community Renewal is responsible for the supervision, maintenance and development of affordable low- and moderate-income housing in New York State. The Division performs a number of activities including: Housing Operations, Community Development and Rent Administration, US Department of Housing and Urban Development.
NY State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance, US Department of Housing and Urban Development
Bureau of Tax Services Information for county and municipal employees and residents on tax rules, assessments, bills, levies, record-keeping and more. NY State Department of Taxation and Finance, Internal Revenue Service.