Welcome to Elmira Heights Urban Renewal Agency

Last call for NYMS (New York Main Street) funding on 14th St. from the Puppy Patch to the Heights Theatre. 

Any building owner in this targeted area interested in participating must submit an application with the required documentation no later than 6/30/2021.

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Recently-built Thurston Park playground in Elmira Heights, provided through grants and economic development funding.

215 Elmwood Ave.

Elmira Heights, NY 14903



Thurston Park playground in Elmira Heights, built

in 2016 through grants and economic

development funding.

EHURA News & Events

Attention Elmira Heights Business Owners!

Chemung County has 0% loans available for up to $15,000 to assist you with working capital during the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds are limited. Contact Melanie or George at REDEC 607/962-3021 for more information and an application.

                                                The Village offices will be open by appointment only. 

Applications for a Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program can be obtained at the Urban Renewal Agency Office located at 215 Elmwood Ave., Elmira Heights, NY 14903 Tuesdays & Thursdays between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.(Ring the bell for service) You may download applications from the website  or you can have an application mailed to you by calling the office and leaving your name, mailing address and phone number. 


Our mission is to promote the sound growth and development of the Village of Elmira Heights through correcting blighted and deteriorated areas by clearing, re-planning, reconstructing, redeveloping, and rehabilitating in conjunction with public and private

improvement programs; and by the encouragement of participation in such programs by private enterprise.