Urban Renewal Agency (URA)

November 29, 2022




NOTICE is given that a draft of the 2021 program year (PY 2021) Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the City of Mount Vernon has been completed.

Public Comment Period:

A copy of the PY 2021 CAPER is available for public review and comment starting December 1, 2022 through December 16, 2022.  

The CAPER provides accomplishments and expenditure information on U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funded programs (CDBG, HOME and ESG) administered by the City of Mount Vernon.  In February 2021, the City of Mount Vernon requested a change of the 2022 program year start date.  The U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) approved extending the 2021 program year end date to August 31, 2022.  This CAPER report will cover accomplishments that took place from January 1, 2021 - August 31, 2022. 

Written comments on the CAPER are encouraged and may be submitted via email until December 19, 2022 to: Sbolivar@cmvny.com

Read the Draft 2021 CAPER Report

Public Hearing will be held on:

December 15, 2022, 5:00pm

City Hall, Memorial Room, 2nd Floor

1 Roosevelt Square, Mount Vernon, NY 10550

Disability & Translation Assistance: Interpretation services for persons with limited English proficiency or for hearing impaired individuals will be provided if notification is provided at least three (3) business days prior to the meeting for the need of such services. Requests can be made by calling (914) 665-2493 or via email: SBolivar@cmvny.com

About Us

The Mount Vernon Urban Renewal Agency (MVURA) is responsible for the administration and implementation of projects funded with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

In addition, the City also receives Continuum of Care (CoC) funds to address the needs of the homeless.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Agency to accomplish its goals of eliminating substandard and unsanitary conditions and areas, and revitalizing municipally designated distressed areas; promoting redevelopment of these areas with safe, sanitary and economically viable residential, non-residential, commercial; and industrial properties and uses; and enabling in these areas the redevelopment of, conservation, restoration or improvements of private and public facilities and infrastructure in a manner benefiting the citizens, residents, businesses, government and community objectives of the City of Mount Vernon, New York. All in accordance with the provisions pertaining to urban renewal agencies contained in the New York General Municipal Law.


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