Tax-exempt bonds to construct and equip facilities for not-for-profits can reduce the cost of financing.
The Fairport URA awards grants to income-eligible seniors and homeowners with disabilities for essential and/or safety-related home improvements or repairs. To qualify, owner-occupied properties must be located in the Village of Fairport.
The Village of Fairport is contracted with the Fairport Urban Renewal Agency to administer the Section 8 Program, which is designed to promote decent, safe and affordable housing, create economic opportunities and a stable living environment without discrimination for tenants in eastern and southeastern Monroe County.
“The village of Fairport’s economic development group has embraced the project,” Lester said. “Most municipalities would have put the development team through the ringer. Fairport was like, ‘What can we do for you?’ ”
“This is a shining example of how the arts and the Erie Canal can come together to create vibrant public spaces. Fairport has long been a quintessential canal village and this installation will make it an even more compelling destination.”
“Fairport’s Office of Community and Economic Development supports local businesses and is dedicated to developing a Village business district that supports small business and the needs of the local community. OCED helps business owners cut through the red tape and navigate the complex process for new businesses looking to open or existing businesses looking to expand. It is like having an extra consultant on your team that will support you throughout the life cycle of your business.”
“The Village of Fairport is blessed with scenic Canal frontage, vibrant retail, food and beverage establishments, and a wonderfully charming community. They are also fortunate to have the Office of Community and Economic Development, which works tirelessly to champion development projects and capitalize on opportunities to optimize their downtown. Working with OCED on numerous projects within the Village has been undoubtedly one of the highlights of my professional career.”
“Fairport OCED supports the charming and thriving village of Fairport with engaged and creative leadership who are dedicated to working with businesses and the community on sustainable growth. Great people to work with!”