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YONKERS—Officials with Westchester Residential Opportunities Inc. reported that more than 600 prospective homebuyers attended its 2023 Fair & Affordable Housing Expo here.

The program, which ran from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 29, was held this year at the Yonkers Riverfront Library. In addition to real estate service providers that were on hand, the program also included presentations that covered:

• First-time Home Buying

• Grants for closing costs and down payment assistance

• Applying for affordable housing (rental & sales) and

• Rental assistance, eviction prevention and fair housing.

A host of county, state and city dignitaries attended the event, including New York State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Deputy Westchester County Executive Ken Jenkins and Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano.

Event sponsors included: The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Yonkers Public Library, Bank of America, Citizens Bank, SONYMA, Valley Bank, Chase, M&T Bank Mortgage Division and Emigrant Mortgage.

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