REP. ESPAILLAT TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR FEDERAL GRANT FUNDING FOR DISTRICT WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

April 27, 2018
Press Release

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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