Community Development

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Colonie participates in the federally funded Section 8 Rental Assistance program.

There are also seven senior citizen subsidized apartment buildings in the Town.

  • Bishop Broderick Apartments
    50 Prescott Street
    Albany, NY 12205
    (518) 869-7441
  • Fontbonne Manor Senior Apartments
    10 Carondelet Drive
    Watervliet, New York 12189
    (518) 782-2780
  • Sheehy Manor
    8 Carondelet Drive
    Watervliet, NY 12189
    (518) 782-2350
  • Carondelet Commons Apartments
    40 Delatour Road
    Watervliet, NY 12189
    (518) 783-0444
  • Cabrini Acres Senior Apartment
    4 Carondelet Drive
    Watervliet, NY 12189
    (518) 785-0050
  • Sanderson Court Senior Apartments
    6 Carondelet Drive
    Watervliet, NY 12189
    (518) 782-1123
  • Ashfield Senior Apartments
    2 Jeanne Jugan Lane
    Latham, NY 12110
    (518) 415-7800

It is not necessary to live in the Town of Colonie to apply for this grant, but you must purchase a home in the Town.

If you think you may be eligible and would like to be placed on the waiting list, you may call our office or you may download the First Time Homebuyer Application by completing this form.

Yes. The waiting time for this program varies, but is approximately one to two years.

A HUD home is a one-to-four unit residence acquired by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development as a result of a foreclosure on a FHA-insured mortgage.

The population of the Town of Colonie including the Village of Colonie and the Village of Menands based on the 2023 Census was 85,590.

  • Town outside Village 73,255
  • Village of Colonie 7,781
  • Village of Menands 4,554

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development determines income eligibility limits for all of the programs administered by Community Development.

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Memorial Town Hall
First Floor
534 New Loudon Road
Latham, NY 12110