About Us

Director’s Message

Welcome to the Glens Falls Housing Authority website!

The Glens Falls Housing Authority is one of Northern New York’s premier municipally- based Housing Authority’s. Created in 1966, the Glens Falls Housing Authority continues to provide safe, maintained and affordable housing options to individuals and families in Glens Falls and our surrounding communities. For over 40 years, the Glens Falls Housing Authority has been an industry leader in providing quality housing options for senior citizens and families.

The Housing Authority operates three (3) senior citizen high-rise apartment buildings serving the needs of our senior community. Stichman Towers and Cronin High Rise are located in the heart of beautiful downtown Glens Falls. These two locations combined provide the area with 181 one-bedroom apartments for seniors. Earl Towers, located near the historic Village Park in downtown Hudson Falls provides for an additional 75 , one bedroom senior apartments. Within walking distance of stores, restaurants, health care facilities, public transportation and entertainment venues, these senior centers create an ideal residential environment for independent seniors.

In addition, the Housing Authority provides housing for low-income families at its Larose Garden Apartments. This complex, located in the western residential neighborhoods of Glens Falls, consists of fifty (50) one, two or three bedroom apartments, with rental subsidy available for qualified individuals and families.

The Housing Authority also operates the federally funded Housing Choice Voucher rental subsidy and First Time Homeowners programs. These programs assist low-income individuals and families with rental assistance and first time homeownership throughout Warren County, the Village of Hudson Falls and the Village of South Glens Falls. Presently, over 600 families and/or individuals are served by these programs.

The Glens Falls Housing Authority has received numerous awards and recognitions for outstanding management operations. With our highly qualified staff, having a combined experience of our 100 years in the operation of housing and housing programs, the Glens Falls Housing Authority continues its mission of providing safe, affordable and maintained housing and housing programs.

We hope that you find this website useful. If you have any questions or are in need of housing assistance, please feel free to contact our offices at your convenience. We look forward to being of service to you.

Sincerely,

Cherie Kory
Executive Director

History

January 1, 1966

The Beginning

Housing Authority established at Larose Gardens. (Purchased partially erected private developer property that was in foreclosure.)

January 1, 1966
January 1, 1969

Larose Gardens

Finished construction and began to occupy Larose Gardens.
(50 units /12 – lBR / 24 – 2BR / 14 – 3 BR)

January 1, 1969
January 1, 1969

New Building Started

Construction began on Stichman Towers.

January 1, 1969
January 1, 1971

Stichman Towers

Finished construction and began to occupy Stichman Towers.
(80 -1 BR, 1- 2BR)

January 1, 1971
January 1, 1979

Construction on Cronin

Construction started on Cronin Highrise.

January 1, 1979
January 1, 1981

Cronin Highrise

Finished construction and began to occupy Cronin Highrise.
(99 -1BR, 1- 2BR )

January 1, 1981
January 1, 1983

Building Earl Towers

Construction on Earl Towers begins.

January 1, 1983
January 1, 1985

Earl Towers

Finished construction and began to occupy Earl Towers.
(74-1BR, 1- 2BR)

January 1, 1985
September 17, 2020

New Offices Started

A ceremonial groundbreaking was conducted for the Glens Falls Housing Authority new administrative building.

September 17, 2020

Also operates Housing Choice Vouchers Program serving over 1,000 low income families and homeless individuals throughout Warren County, the Villages of So. Glens Falls, the Village of Hudson Falls and the Village of Whitehall, NY.

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