Western Catskills is applying for First Time Home buyer assistance funding that, if awarded, will be available starting in 2021. This program provides assistance to first time buyers of 1-4 family, owner occupied homes in our service area.

This funding can assist with down payments, closing costs, and minor rehabilitation of the purchased home.

No repayment is required as long as the family maintains the property as their primary residence and agrees to participate in simple yearly inspections and verification’s that homeowner’s housing expenses such as mortgage, taxes, utilities and home owners insurance are up to date.

If you are interested in be placed on a waiting list for this program, please call 607-652-2825 or email info@westerncatskills.org


The Council, a not for profit, is seeking a full time Executive Director who will work from the Stamford office.
Minimum qualifications: Under graduate degree with 2 years organizational management or 3 years programmatic management experience.
Salary: Mid $50s depending on experience.
Please click here for full position description and organization mission statement.
Send applications to: Search Committee, WCCRC, 125 Main Street, Stamford, NY 12167 or e-mail to Lstratigos@westerncatskills.org.
Application review will begin 6 July 2020.

Western Catskills Community Revitalization Council, Inc. is a 501(c) 3 not for profit Rural Preservation Company working under the auspices of New York State Homes and Community Renewal.
Our mission is to cooperate with community members and local, state, and federal governmental and civic bodies in aiding, assisting and fostering the planning, development, renewal, and improvement of housing, mixed-use, commercial and civic buildings toward community revitalization and economic development.
Our service area covers the towns of Harpersfield, Kortright, Middletown, Roxbury and Stamford in Delaware County; Blenheim, Broome, Conesville, Fulton, Gilboa, Jefferson, and Summit in Schoharie County, and Ashland, Halcott, Hunter, Jewett, Lexington, and Prattsville in Greene County. Want to learn more about what we do?  Visit our Facebook page!