$172 Million in Grants Approved for Residential Grant Program
Program Offices Scheduled to Close
The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation announced
that over $172 million in grants have been approved and more than
38,000 applications received for the Residential Grant Program as
of June 2003. The program provides assistance to residents who lived
downtown on September 11, 2001 and continue to reside in Lower Manhattan,
as well as offering financial incentives to new residents who make
a two-year commitment to live downtown. Additionally, with the passing
of the deadline to apply for the program on June 14, 2003, the program
offices will close their doors at the end of this month. The offices,
located at 225 Park Row and 68 Reade Street, have been serving grant
applicants since the launch of the program in June 2002.
who have questions about their applications and wish to meet with
program representatives are encouraged to visit the program offices
before August 29, 2003. The offices are open on Monday, Tuesday,
Wednesday, and Friday from 9 am to 5 pm, Thursday from 8 am to 8
pm. In addition, the office located at 225 Park Row is open on Sunday
from 9 am to 1 pm while the office at 68 Reade Street opens on Saturday
from 9 am to 1 pm. Applicants may also submit supporting documents
by mail. All documentation submitted by mail must be postmarked
by September 15, 2003.
program hotline 1-866-RenewNYC (736-3969) will remain available
to assist applicants with questions about the status of their applications
after the closing of the program offices. The hotline is open Monday
through Friday from 9am until 5pm, excluding holidays.
is a subsidiary of the Empire State Development Corporation, a public
benefit corporation. If you have questions about LMDC's mission, please
visit our web site at www.
renewnyc.org or contact us at Lower Manhattan Development
Corporation, 1 Liberty Plaza, 20th Floor, New York, NY, 10006, (212)
visit our web site or contact us at the number listed above and ask
for the Office of General Counsel.