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 in the Media

Session set on how home can affect residents

March 13, 2012, 6:28 AM BUFFALO NEWS View Original Article Heart of the City Neighborhoods Inc. will talk about how your home can affect your health as it kicks off its “No Place Like Home” breakfast discussion series at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in Temple Beth Zion, 805 Delaware Ave. “Your Health or Your Home: Choice …

Meeting Open to Address Concerns of Neighborhood

January 22, 2012, 6:43 AM BUFFALO NEWS View Original Article Three nonprofit organizations in Buffalo’s Lower West Side will hold a meeting for neighborhood residents to air their most pressing concerns from 6 to 7:30 p. m. Wednesday in the community room at Hispanics United of Buffalo, 254 Virginia St. Heart of the City Neighborhoods, …

WNY Receives Over 100 Million In State Money

Saturday, December 10th, 2011 1:20PM BUFFALO RISING ONLINE View Original Article Western New York is receiving over $100 million from New York State for a long list of different projects. While there is a lot of money being spread throughout the region, Erie County alone is getting over $51 million of the $100.3 million. Among …

West Side Makes Progress

Sunday, November 6, 2011, 12:00 AM BUFFALO NEWS EDITORIAL BOARD View Original Article West Side Makes Progress Homeowners and community groups are leading a stunning turnaround Much hard work has gone into making the West Side a better place than it was 10 years ago, and the payoff is shown in the rising home values …

The 20th class of "40 Under Forty"

Friday, September 9, 2011, 4:23am  BUSINESS FIRST By James Fink, Buffalo Business First Reporter View Original Article A diverse group of rising leaders in Western New York were selected for the 2011 Business First 40 Under Forty class. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the annual program. Click here for a database with the …

The High Road Runs Through the City

August 15, 2011 7:45 AM BUFFALO RISING ONLINE By Queens Eye View Original Article We all know how nice it is to have so many collegiate institutions in the region, especially since the advent of Service Learning programs. There is one university that’s located 150 miles away that should also get some credit for lending …