Housing Opportunities.

We currently have 9 Housing program s designed to help.

Housing Programs

  • Permanent Supportive Housing

    Available in:

    Broome

    What is it?

    The goal for the Greater Opportunities Supportive Housing Program is to provide assistance for participant families and individuals living in poverty to obtain and maintain healthy interdependence wit... READ MORE

    Who is it for?

    Families and individuals who are living in poverty who are looking to grow and become independent members of our community and self-sufficient in all areas of life.    

    How does this benefit you?

    • Receive counseling services on how to obtain and maintain healthy lifestyle that include case management, life skills education and training, and employment skills training. 
    • Get permanent housing assistance
    • Learn about health, finances, employment, and socialization

    How to Apply

    Click the button to download the application form. Complete and return according to the instructions in the form.

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    Contact Information

    For information, please contact Greater Opportunities at 607-723-6493.

  • Senior Living

    Available in:

    Broome

    What is it?

    Located in 50 East Clapham Street Binghamton, New York - East Hills Senior Living Center is a quiet and scenic senior living community set in the heart of a neighborhood that people take pride in. It... READ MORE

    Who is it for?

    Seniors 55 years of age and over or handicapped people of any age.

    How does this benefit you?

    • Receive affordable housing
    • Experience wonderful views and a quiet, peaceful life
    • Enjoy spacious units that are handicapped-adaptable
    • Feel secure with our 24-hour emergency call system

    How to Apply

    Click the button to download the application form. Complete and return according to the instructions in the form.

    DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM

    Contact Information

    For information please contact Greater Opportunities at 607-723-6493 or the East Hills Senior Living Center at 607-723-1863. 

  • Shelter Plus Care

    Available in:

    Broome

    Chenango

    What is it?

    Shelter Plus Care is subsidized by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide safe, affordable housing to chronically homeless individuals and families with a documented disabili... READ MORE

    Who is it for?

    Chronically homeless individual and/or families with a documented disability who are in need of assistance in regaining independence and control of their lives.  Chronic homelessness is defined as a person that has been either homeless for one full year or have had four episodes homelessness in the past three years.  All of our participants have an underlying disability, such as past drug/alcohol addiction, and/or mental or physical disabilities.

    How does this benefit you?

    • Receive counseling services on how to obtain and maintain healthy lifestyle that include case management, life skills education and training, and employment skills training.
    • Acquire permanent affordable and safe housing
    • Get on-going rental subsidies

    How to Apply

    Click the button to download the application form. Complete and return according to the instructions in the form.

    DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM

    Contact Information

    For information please contact Greater Opportunities at 607-723-6493.

  • Sherburne Project Affordable Housing

    Available in:

    Chenango

    What is it?

    The Sherburne Project affordable housing program is located at 12 West State Street in Sherburne, New York. There are a total of five units in the building (4 one-one bedroom units and 1 two-bedroom u... READ MORE

    Who is it for?

    Eligible applicants must have a total household income that falls below 80% AMI.

    How does this benefit you?

    • Find affordable living conditions
    • Live in a comfortable and secure space

    How to Apply

    Click the button to download the application form. Complete and return according to the instructions in the form.

    DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM

    Contact Information

    For information please contact Greater Opportunities at 607-334-7114. 

  • HUD-Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher

    Available in:

    Chenango

    What is it?

    The Housing Voucher Program offers rental assistance to eligible low to moderate income families and individuals who want to reside in Chenango County and help them gain safe and adequate housing. Mon... READ MORE

    Who is it for?

    Individuals and families looking for rental assistance, affordable housing, and safe living conditions in Chenango County.

    How does this benefit you?

    • Receive monthly rental assistance
    • Live in affordable and safe housing

    How to Apply

    Click the button to download the application form. Complete and return according to the instructions in the form.

    DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM

    Contact Information

    For information please contact Greater Opportunities at 607-334-7114.

  • Manufactured Housing Replacement

    Available in:

    Chenango

    What is it?

    The Greater Opportunities Manufactured Housing Replacement Program (MHRP) is designed to serve those with the greatest of need and lowest of income as its primary focus. The goal is to undertake actio... READ MORE

    Who is it for?

    Individuals who are currently living in dilapidated pre-1976 mobile homes or post-1976 manufactured homes looking for assistance on serious repairs including structural and systematic deficiencies. Eligible requirements focus on households that are at or below 50% of area median income (as defined by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development Section 8 Guidelines).

    How does this benefit you?

    • Live in a new Energy Star rated manufactured home
    • Save on energy bills
    • Enjoy living in a comfortable, affordable, energy efficient, and safe home

    How to Apply

    Click the button to download the application form. Complete and return according to the instructions in the form.

    DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM

    Contact Information

    For information and/or an application, please contact Greater Opportunities at 607-334-7114.

  • Home Rehabilitation

    Available in:

    Chenango

    What is it?

    Greater Opportunities offers grants to low to moderate income owner-occupied households across Chenango County in correcting serious threats to health and safety issues to homeowners. The Chenango Cou... READ MORE

    Who is it for?

    Low-to-middle-income homeowners seeking financial assistance for home repair.

    How does this benefit you?

    Receive funding assistance on high-priority home repair items including:

    • Wells
    • Septic systems
    • Electrical
    • Heating
    • Structural repairs

    How to Apply

    Click the button to download the application form. Complete and return according to the instructions in the form.

    DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM

    Contact Information

    For information please contact Greater Opportunities at 607-334-7114.

  • First-Time Home Buyer Programs

    Available in:

    Broome

    Chenango

    What is it?

    Our First Time Home Buyer Programs focus on teaching our clients everything they need to know to become successful homeowners. Greater Opportunities will provide one-on-one counseling, group education... READ MORE

    Who is it for?

    Low to moderate-income families looking to purchase their first home within Chenango or Broome County who need assistance in learning the real estate process and available financing opportunities.

    How does this benefit you?

    • Budgeting
    • Credit
    • Affordability
    • How to work with a real estate agent
    • Finding the right lender and the lending process
    • Help in choosing the right house
    • What to expect at closing
    • Assistance with funding/grants: Depending on the current availability on grant funding, there may be a variety of grants available to assist you with the down payment, closing costs, and/or rehabilitation associated with health and safety concerns on the purchase of your first home. Eligibility varies based on the grant for which you are submitting an application.
    • You will be eligible to work individually with a Housing Counselor to develop a homeownership plan
    • We will help you review your finances, determine price range, create a savings program and focus on any credit issues
    • We will teach you the best practices to maintain credit worthiness, so that you can qualify for a mortgage
    • Our counselors work with you for as long as you need until you achieve your goal of homeownership

    How to Apply

    Click the button to download the application form. Complete and return according to the instructions in the form.

    DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM

    Contact Information

    For information and/or an application, please contact Greater Opportunities at 607-334-7114.

  • Rapid Re-Housing (RRH)

    Available in:

    Broome

    Chenango

    What is it?

    Rapid Re-Housing is an intervention, informed by a Housing First approach that is a critical part of a community’s effective homeless crisis response system. Although Greater Opportunities,... READ MORE

    Who is it for?

    Homeless individuals and families residing in a place not meant for human habitation, residing in a shelter or hotel/motel paid by charitable organizations or federal/state/local government programs, or exiting an institution where he/she has resided in 90 days or less and who was homeless at point of entry. 

    How does this benefit you?

    • Receive financial assistance in the form of security deposit and up to 6 months rent as needed
    • Get supportive case management services to identify and overcome barriers to housing instability and achieving financial independence

    How to Apply

    There is currently no form online. View the contact information to connect with us about applying for Rapid Re-Housing (RRH).

    Contact Information

    For information, please contact Greater Opportunities at 607-723-6493.

    How we help you achieve your own success.

    • Our team works hand-in-hand with you to help create the opportunities and programs that work for you.
    • We will meet with you face-to-face to help track your progress in order to ensure your ultimate success.
    • We believe that your success is our success.