Community Development


Housing Services

This Week's Featured Program: Acquisition-Rehab 50-50

  • The Acquisition-Rehab program assists qualifying low-income homeowners in the City of Buffalo secure a grant for one-half of the rehab costs (up to $25,000.)
  • This program is available to homeowners whose property:
      • is in need of major repairs and has been (or will be) purchased through the In Rem tax auction, a bank foreclosure, HUD or FHA sale, or private sale or transfer of title within a family
      • Is a property with multiple emergency conditions, and the property not located on a target street
      • Is a property with emergency conditions and letters of violation that have been referred to housing court
  • The homeowner must remain in the home for 10 years and it must be their principle place of residence for that length of time.
  • Download the brochure for more information