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'Reckless negligence': Judge orders former landlord to pay nearly $5.1 million for lead paint violations

November 7, 2022- BUFFALO NEWS By Dale Anderson View Original Article Here A former landlord who was considered one of the worst in Buffalo has been ordered to pay nearly $5.1 million in penalties, restitution and forfeited rent for lead paint violations, State Attorney General Letitia James announced. State Supreme Court Justice Catherine Nugent Panepinto …

Attorney General James Wins $5.1 Million from Notorious Buffalo Landlord To Fund Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention in Erie County

November 7th, 2022 – Press Release BUFFALO – New York Attorney General Letitia James today won her $5.1 million lawsuit against against Angel Elliot Dalfin, a Buffalo-area landlord whose flagrant and egregious violations of lead safety laws resulted in more than two dozen reported cases of childhood lead poisoning. Erie County Supreme Court Justice Catherine …

We're Hiring! Home Rehabilitation Specialist

Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc. (HOCN) is looking for a Home Rehabilitation Specialist to join our team. Home Rehabilitation Specialist will provide assistance to property owners in determining housing rehabilitation needs, estimating costs, preparing bid specification documents, reviewing bids, selecting contractors, and monitoring construction. Home Rehabilitation Specialist must maintain professional, courteous relationships with clients …

Buffalo Community Groups Join Map Project To Find and Replace Lead Water Pipes

July 20th, 2022 – Buffalo Rising Online By: Liberty Darr View Original Article Buffalo is making monumental strides forward when it comes to solving a century-old problem: the location of an estimated 40,000 drinking water pipes made from toxic lead, most of them likely to be found in low-income communities of color. Today local community …