FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 1, 2021
Announces Upcoming Vacancy in Housing Department
KINGSTON, NY – Mayor Steven T. Noble
announces today that the Director of Housing Initiatives, Kevin Corte, will
resign his post in mid-December to pursue other opportunities.
Corte has been the Director of Housing
Initiatives since March 2021. The Department was formed by Mayor Noble in 2020
to support Kingston’s myriad housing efforts, including implementing the
Anti-displacement Grant (ADLN), addressing vacant/abandoned properties, and
seeking other avenues to increase affordable housing while working with those
in the community who share our goal of housing for all. Turning his tenure,
Corte has overseen the Tiny Homes Project in collaboration with Family of
Woodstock and the City’s rezoning effort called Kingston Forward.
“We are grateful for Kevin and the
knowledge and enthusiasm he brought to the Housing Director role. We wish him
well in his future endeavors,” said Mayor Noble. “I look forward to working
with his successor in continuing our housing work here in the City of
The City of Kingston is actively seeking a
new, full-time Director of Housing Initiatives, which will have a salary range
of $60,000-65,000. Qualifications, benefits, and additional information can be
found at https://www.kingston-ny.gov/employment.