Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc. (HOCN) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that exists to create, facilitate and support housing and neighborhood development in Buffalo’s core communities.

HOCN News

In the Wake of Saturday, May 14th

Dear Friends, Family, Clients, and Supporters of Heart of the City Neighborhoods, In the wake of the horrific act of domestic terrorism fueled by racism perpetrated on the Black community in our home in Buffalo this past weekend, we are prioritizing the health and well-being of our staff for the coming week and offering them …

Trinity One Apartments Now Accepting Applications!

Trinity One Apartments is now accepting applications for available Studio and 2-Bedroom Apartments at 921 E. Delavan, Buffalo, NY 14215 Amenities include: • Private first floor laundry facility • Off-street Parking • Within walking distance to ECMC • Central Air-conditioning • Easily accessible by public transit • In-Unit Storage • 2 (one bedroom) Handicap accessible …

Polly Jean Suites Now Accepting Applications!

Polly Jean Suites at 882 Genesse Street, Buffalo, NY 14215 is now accepting applications for from individuals who meet the definition of homeless under the Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative (ESSHI) AND either have a servious mental illness, are chronically homeless, or are ages 1825. Amentities include: • Studios, One bedroom apartments. • This two …

We're Hiring! Green Infrastructure Program

Heart of the City Neighborhood’s (HOCN) Green Infrastructure (GI) Environmental Stewardship Program is looking for a Stormwater Maintenance Foreman. The ideal candidate is passionate and experienced in the leadership and workforce development of young adults. They must have experience in land care, grounds and/or stormwater infrastructure maintenance along with coordination of daily operations and team …

Contractor Open House Nov. 18th 2021

Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc. and the Fruit Belt Community Land Trust will be co-hosting a Contractor Open House on November 18th, 2021 at the Johnnie B. Wiley Center on the 3rd Floor. Stop by between 5:00-7:00pm to learn more about upcoming opportunities to bid on our home repair programs. We are seeking contractors …

Now Hiring! Stormwater Maintenance Foreman

Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc. is now hiring! Our team is seeking a Stormwater Maintenance Foeman to oversee the infrastructure development of Phase 1 for the Green Infrastructure Workforce Development Program. Download Job Description To download a PDF copy of this job description, click here. How to Apply To apply, please send a cover …