One county in New York State will be using $2 million dollars in stimulus federal funds to rehabilitate condemned houses, creating affordable homes.
In all, the city was given $46 million from the American Rescue Plan.
A dozen properties will now be rehabilitated from the foreclosure list.
They will then be sold to low to moderate income families.
The city and land bank worked together to come up with a list of eligible homes to rehabilitate.
Another $300,000 will be given to the land bank from the Broome County ARPA fund.
This will be used to demolish properties that cannot be rehabilitated.