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LDA of WNY and HOCN Announce Creation of Stable Homes

November 16th, 2012 BUFFALO RISING View Original Article Homeowners with developmental disabilities living in the city of Buffalo now have an opportunity for home renovations through the Stable Homes project, created by Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc. (HOCN) and Learning Disabilities Association of Western New York (LDA of WNY). The Stable Homes program provides …

Today In City Hall

November 16, 2012 8:00AM BUFFALO NEWS POLITICS NOW Written By Jill Terreri View Original Article Good morning, Today in City Hall, Mayor Byron W. Brown’s CitiStat team – which includes himself, Deputy Mayor Steve Casey, Corporation Counsel Tim Ball and Commissioner of Finance, Policy and Urban Affairs Janet Penska – are set to question Parking …

Free Weatherization Kits Available!

Thanks to a generous donation from National Fuel, Heart of the City Neighborhoods has free weatherization kits to distribute to Lower West Side residents. These kits include electrical outlet sealers, window insulation kits, seaming caulk, and more to help you keep out drafts and lower your energy bills. Supplies are limited. To reserve a kit …

Rehabilitating Homes for WNY Families

Jul 12, 2012 WGRZ Written by WGRZ Web Staff View Original Article BUFFALO, NY– The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council Wednesday announced 14 housing rehabilitation and community development projects as part of Governor Cuomo’s Regional Council initiative. The projects will restore and rehabilitate homes for 290 families in Western New York, with total …

Repair and Reuse of Vacant Houses and Lots Urged at Breakfast Forum

May 10, 2012, 6:40 AM BUFFALO NEWS View Original Article By Mark Sommer News Staff Reporter Thousands of vacant houses and lots in Buffalo represent both a crisis and an opportunity, a panel of speakers said Wednesday at a forum in Temple Beth Zion. The subject was part of a breakfast series hosted by Heart …

Meeting Held to Discuss Vacant Properties

May 09, 2012 11:03AM  BUFFALO YNN View Original Article A local non profit met earlier today to talk about vacant housing in Buffalo, and look at creative solutions for combating the problem. Local leaders say a lot can be done to help eliminate vacant housing, but the most important thing is cooperation across municipal lines. …