Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to creating programs that improve the quality of residential housing and developing sustainable projects to support Buffalo.

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Lower West Side T Shirts Now For Sale!

Show your Lower West Side Love! We at Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc. are pleased to introduce these exciting Lower West Side T Shirts to you!  For every $22 shirt sold, $8 will be donated to Heart of the City Neighborhoods to go towards community events, neighborhood beautification projects, and of course, supporting the …

You're Invited to TWO Great Events This April!

Now that winter is finally breaking, we can’t wait to get back out into the community! This spring, we’ll be continuing our rehab work on 178 Whitney Place under our H.O.P.E. Program, as well as on various owner-occupied homes through our Minor Home Repair Programs. In addition to our regular programs, we’ll be celebrating National …

Wrapping Up 2013

It’s hard to believe that it’s already December. As we look back on the year, our 15th year as a Community Development Corporation for the Lower West Side community, we have so much to be grateful for. With the help of our funders and supporters, we were able to invest $1,432,906 directly into the neighborhood …

Women in Leadership Honoree: Stephanie Simeon

National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Buffalo Niagara has partnered with WKBW-TV for “Women in Leadership,” a program that recognizes area businesswomen who have succeeded both in the business and charitable arenas and inspire others to follow in their path Honorees are established women business owners or professional/working women who have exhibited leadership, enterprise, …

Construction Watch: 192 Whitney Place

This Spring, HOCN began rehab on Prospect Avenue. Due to budget constraints, we were unable to complete rehabilitation on 336 Prospect Avenue. It has since been sold to a private developer and restored. We were, however, able to restore 330 Prospect Avenue, a double family home on the corner of Hudson Street. Now that 330 …

Cynthia Gardens Grand Opening Celebration

At 10:00am on Wednesday, July 17th, 2013, Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc. officially cut the ribbon on the Cynthia Gardens Apartments, located at 294 and 302 Hudson Street in Buffalo. Following remarks from HOCN’s Board President Tim Favaro, Cynthia Garden Trust Fund Development Company’s Board President Manuel Rivera, Empire State Development’s Sam Hoyt, New …