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  • Department of Neighborhood 
    and Business Development
    NBD Introduction Photos
    Stephanie Pasquale, Commissioner
    City Hall Commons, 6th Floor
    201 E. Washington St. – Syracuse, NY 13202
    (315) 448-8100

    Honora Spillane, Deputy Commissioner
    Division of Business Development
    City Hall Commons, 7th Floor
    201 E. Washington St. – Syracuse, NY 13202
    (315) 473-3275
    Full NBD Staff Directory  

    The Department of Neighborhood and Business Development works to preserve and enhance Syracuse neighborhoods and commercial centers by administering federal, state and local funding programs, engaging with and providing support to encourage residential development and economic growth and leveraging resources to create thriving neighborhoods, communities and business districts throughout the city of Syracuse.

    Department News
    FINAL 2018-20 (UNSAAC) Funding Recommendations

    The City of Syracuse is happy to announce the award recipients for the University Neighborhood Service Agreement Advisory Committee(UNSAAC) funding allocation. Here is the link to the FINAL 2018-20 (UNSAAC) Funding Recommendations.  The allocations represent the full amount to be received over a 2-year period  for a total of $750,000 of local grant funding.  A PUBLIC MEETING will be held on Wednesday,  June 13th, 2018 at 5:30PM in the Atrium City Hall Commons, 201 E. Washington Street, Syracuse, NY 13202. Please feel free to contact our offices at NBD for any information, questions or comments by calling (315) 448-8100.

    FINAL Fourth Annual Action Plan
    The Department of Neighborhood and Business Development announces the final Fourth Annual Action Plan for Year 44 (May 1st, 2018 – April 30th, 2019) to the public marking the beginning of the 30 day public comment period. Comments on the Fourth Annual Action Plan will be accepted until June 18th , 2018. To download a copy of the Fourth Annual Action Plan click here. To request a hard copy or to submit comments regarding the Fourth Annual Action Plan, please contact NBD staff:

                                                                                                                           Email: Wenona Timmons,

                                                                                                                           Mail: Stephanie Pasquale, Commissioner
                                                                                                                                Department of Neighborhood and Business Development
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    A PUBLIC MEETING to discuss increase in funding may be held by Common Council, with a date TBD. Contact your Common Councilor for more information.

    Request for Qualifications
    The City of Syracuse, through the Office of Management and Budget, invites you to submit a proposal to provide home improvement services that will result in the completion of work to remediate cited code violations on selected blighted structures in the City of Syracuse. It is the intention of the City to formally assemble qualified contractors from which the City will solicit quotes for the improvement of blighted structures within its boundaries. Successful respondents to this Request For Qualifications (RFQ) will be part of that group for at least two years. 

    A RFQ pre-submittal meeting to address questions will be held Friday, May 18th at 1:00pm at City Hall Commons (201 E. Washington Street, Syracuse NY 13202), on the fifth floor in the Zoning Office.

    For a copy of the application, click here.
     Year 44 Block Grant RFPs
    The Department of Neighborhood and Business Development welcomes you to apply to our Year 44 Block Grant funding period. Please refer to the following links to find a copy of all applications available. For any questions or concerns please contact our office at (315) 448-8100.
    HOME/CHDO Application Documents
    Year 42 (2016-2017) CAPER
    A public meeting was held on Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 at 4 p.m. in the Atrium, City Hall Commons, 201 E. Washington Street, Syracuse, NY 13202. At this meeting, NBD will report on its performance for Year 42 (2016-2017) and hear comments and recommendations from citizens and stakeholders pertaining to the expenditure of funds for programs serving eligible populations in the City’s Revitalization areas. Click here to download a copy of the public document.

    HUD Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance Program Competition and Bonus Funding Opportunity
    The HUD Continuum of Care (CoC) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) was released on July 14, 2017. The available HUD renewal funds for our community this funding cycle are $8,590,511 which will allow for $653,666 in new funding for permanent supportive housing (PSH) for Chronically Homeless Individuals and Families, and rapid rehousing (RRH) for Individuals and Families, and Joint Transitional Housing and Rapid Rehousing (TH-RRH). More information can be found here.

    Affordable Housing Study Report (2016)
    The Department of Neighborhood and Business Development completed an Affordable Housing report, illustrating where and how many affordable housing units are in the City of Syracuse. For a copy of the document, click here.

    Third Annual Action Plan (2017-18)
    The Third Annual Action plan, which documents the City’s plans for the Community Development Block Grant, Emergency Shelter Grant, and HOME Investment Partnership Program entitlement programs, was released January 18, 2017 for a 30-day comment period, which ended February 18, 2017. Two open forums were held in February, NBD held a Public Meeting on February 8, and the Common Council held a Public Hearing on February 22.
    Click here to view the FINAL Action Plan 2017-18 

    Five Year Consolidated Action Plan (2015-2019)
    The final draft of the Consolidated Action Plan describes the Department’s performance goals and strategy for meeting them for the next five years.
    To view an electronic version of the Consolidated Plan CLICK HERE
    The 30 day COMMENT PERIOD began on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 and ended on Wednesday, March 25, 2015.  All comments submitted within these dates have been included within the Plan. 
    Other Documentation:
     Located in Maps, Plans, and Data
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