REP. ESPAILLAT TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR FEDERAL GRANT FUNDING FOR DISTRICT WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) will host a press conference in collaboration with the Harlem Community Development Corporation, Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC), New York State Homes & Community Renewal, and the Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition to announce a multi-million dollar increase to district weatherization assistance programs allocated from the recent omnibus bill.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) received $251 million in the omnibus federal funding package, an increase of more than $23 million from FY 2017, which will be allocated to programs throughout New York’s 13th congressional district to help low-income families make their homes more energy efficient while reducing their energy bills.
The press event will be held Monday, April 30th at 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
This event is open to the public and members of the press.
WHO: Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13)
Harlem Community Development Corporation
Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC)
New York State Homes & Community Renewal
Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition
WHAT: Press Event to Announce Weatherization Assistance Program Funding
WHEN: Monday, April 30, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. ET
WHERE: Fordham Bedford Housing Corporation's (FBHC)
Serviam Gardens Theater
323 East 198 Street
Bronx, NY 10458
CONTACT: RSVP to RSVP.Espaillat@mail.house.gov
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