Community Development

&

Housing Services

**NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS**


We are currently accepting applications for assistance for our Emergency Repair, 50-50 Rehab, Down Payment Closing Cost Assistance, HomeGrOwn, NYS AHC Home Improvement Program, and NYS Access to Home Program


FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:


Alissa Schmidle at aschmidle@old1stward.org and (716)856-8613 ext.103

September 2021 Featured Housing Program:



Pathways to Affordable Water

Let's Get Water Wise

Eligible Buffalo residents can receive a discount on their water bill between 20%-60% a year.


Participant Qualifications:

Must be a city of Buffalo resident

Must reside at the property on the account

Must provide proof of income and residency




FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL (716) 847-1065 OR VISIT getwaterwisebuffalo.org

Emergency Rental Assistance Program

New York State's eviction moratorium has been extended to January 2022. Tenants who qualify can receive up to 12 months of back rent and 6 months of utility payments.

To apply visit ERAP Portal (ny.gov)

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