Committed to safe & affordable housing for our community

Information & Services Available:

  • Affordable Places to Live

  • Eviction and/or Foreclosure Assistance

  • Homelessness Assistance

  • Section 8 (HCV & PBV)

  • Home Repair Assistance

  • Home Buyer Workshop

  • Weatherization Program

Our housing services are available to residents of Allegany County, NY only. 

Genesee Valley Improvement Corporation (GVIC) Apartments

  • Safe and affordable apartments in Belfast, Belmont, Cuba, and Friendship (NY)

  • All apartments are pet and smoke free

  • Current openings

    • 1 Bedroom - Belmont, NY (posted 8/19/2020)

Eviction and Foreclosure Assistance

  • We may be able to help you stay in your home.

  • We assist in tenant/landlord mediation

  • Working with mortgage companies.

  • We can answer many questions you may have about landlord/tenant rights.

Homelessness Assistance

Rapid Re-Housing Program:

  • Available to individuals and families who are facing homelessness

  • Provide resources to find permanent housing

  • Security deposit and up to 6 months of rental assistance

  • Monthly case management 

Solutions to End Homelessness Program:

  • Available to individuals and families at-risk of homelessness

  • Assistance with back rent

  • Assistance with back utilities 

  • Assistance with security deposits 

  • Monthly case management 

  • Income restrictions

Kalthoff House:

  • Located in Almond, NY 

  • Transitional housing for families (two or more people) who are facing homelessness

  • Low income - rent is based on families income

  • Help with finding permanent housing 

  • Monthly case management

  • Current openings:

    • 1 bedroom with handicapped accessibility​ (posted 8/20/2020)

    • 2 bedroom with bonus "study" room (posted 8/20/2020)

    • 3 bedroom (posted 8/20/2020)

** If interested please use GVIC apartment application (located up top) and circle "Almond" for location **

Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program 

Our Section 8 program pays 60-70% of rent and utilities 

  • Must meet income requirements

  • Must find your own apartment or house

  • Apartment or house must pass an inspection

Project Based Voucher (PBV) Program 

  • Helps pays a portion of rent in privately owned rental housing, but only in that specific building 

  • 6 apartments located at Highland Pointe in Wellsville, NY

Home Repairs Program

  • We can help you finance your home repairs

  • You must own and live in your home

  • Your taxes and insurance must be current

  • Must be willing to sign a lien

Home Buyers Workshop

  • Sign up for our Home Buyers' Workshop Series to learn about:

    • Budgeting

    • Credit

    • Shopping for a home

    • The loan application process

    • Home maintenance and more

  • The workshop is a requirement for certain loans and to access down payment assistance for lenders

  • Next Workshop: TBD

Weatherization Assistance Program

Cattaraugus Community Action, Inc. administers the Weatherization Assistance Program for Allegany County residents.  For a list of weatherization services provided by county throughout New York Sate please click here:

Click Here 

for Weatherization

Assistance Program

For More Information:

Assistant Housing Director

585-268-7605, Ext. 1022

Division Director

585-268-7605 Ext. 1125

Hours of Operation

Monday: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Tuesday: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Wednesday: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Thursday: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Friday: 8:00am - 3:30pm

Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Contact Us

ACCORD Corporation

84 Schuyler Street

Belmont, NY 14813

Tel: 585.268.7605

Fax: 585.268.7607

Email: info@accordcorp.org