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.

At Bailey Green, an Oasis Emerges in Neighborhood Around Harmac Medical Products

March 12, 2016, 4:55 PM Buffalo News, By Mark Sommer, News Staff Reporter View Original Article   At Bailey Green, an oasis emerges in neighborhood around Harmac Medical Products Pleas Starks Jr. stands on the porch of his home on Wende Street, located in the neighborhood where his employer, Harmac Medical Products, is teaming with …

We're Moving!

Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc. (HOCN) will be relocating our office this month. Beginning Monday, February 22nd, 2016, we will be located at 191 North Street, Suite 1, Buffalo NY 14201. Our current office at 251 Virginia Street will be closed as of 4:00pm on Friday, February 12th, 2016. During our move, there will …

Request for Qualifications- Buffalo Main Streets Initiative Contractors

Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc. has been awarded a $300,000 grant through New York State Homes and Community Renewal’s (HCR) Buffalo Main Streets Initiative (BMSI). This grant allows us to assist the owners of commercial and mixed-use properties located on Niagara Street in Buffalo’s Lower West Side with significant building renovation and façade restoration …

Give the Gift of Affordable Housing This Season

Not everyone in our City has warm, safe, affordable housing this holiday season. But with your support, we’re working to change that every day. With your generous gift, Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc. can continue to sustain homes in Buffalo’s deserving communities. You can help us make a bigger impact in 2016 by donating …

New York HOME Success Stories 2015 Report

New York Home Success Stories 2015 Report Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 By HOME Coalition Click here to view the New York Home Success Stories 2015 Report, featuring Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc.   Additional Information: Today, the HOME Coalition released its new report, “Building HOME: The HOME Investment Partnerships Program’s Impact on America’s Families …

Main Streets Program Comes to Niagara Street

As you may have heard, Heart of the City Neighborhoods (HOCN,) was awarded $300,000 through the Better Buffalo Fund to implement the Buffalo Main Streets Initiative (BMSI) Program in our community. The BMSI Program in our community is made possible by Empire State Development’s Better Buffalo Fund and New York State Housing Trust Fund Corporation. …