Home Repairs / Weatherization


Rural Preservation Company of Clinton County (RPC)  
P.O. Box 128                                                                                 
3441 Route 3
Saranac, NY 12981-0128
Tel: (518) 293-7569
Fax: (518) 293-7953
Contact: Mary Mattila, Executive Director
Jenny Lou Monty, Resource Packager
E-mail: jlmonty@charterinternet.com
Hours: Monday - Friday 8a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The Rural Preservation Company of Clinton County operates, through various towns and villages, a program which provides direct grants and low interest loans to low and moderate income home owners and renters to upgrade existing structures, bringing them up to HUD housing quality standards.
Assistance is also provided to municipalities in applying for grants for housing rehabilitation and community revitalization projects.
The RPC also assists other not-for-profit organizations to obtain funds to construct senior citizen/handicapped housing projects.

  • must provide proof of ownership
  • land & school tax must be current
  • must meet income criteria
  • must have homeowners Insurance on dwelling

The OFA-funded Housing Resource Packager is available to assist low income senior homeowners secure grants or low interest loans needed to eliminate hazardous conditions in their homes and/or make basic repairs including weatherization to reduce the high cost of energy.

  • must be 60 years of age or older
  • must own or have a recorded life lease of  property and building
  • land and school taxes need to be current
  • must meet income and resource guidelines            
  • Photo I.D. required

Weatherization, Referral & Packaging Program (WRAP)
Clinton County Office for the Aging
135 Margaret Street, Suite 105
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Tel: (518) 565-4620

Fax: (518) 565-4812
Contact: Sally Garvey
Services for the Aging Specialist

E-mail: garveys@co.clinton.ny.us
Hours: Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The Weatherization, Referral and Packaging Program is a program designed to bring together many different but complementary services to provide an individualized, comprehensive, long-term solution to the energy problems of frail, low income elderly. 
This program is designed to assist New York State HEAP eligible residents 60 or older to secure needed help with furnace repairs or replacement, along with complete weatherization, including weather stripping, insulation, storm windows and other related needs.

  • Emergency services are available for families in no-heat situations.  See listing for HEAP under Health Insurance and Benefits Counseling.