Buffalo Housing

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

A second round of money from a federal Emergency Solutions Grant will go toward several agencies in the City of Buffalo which advocate for the homeless, assist with rapid rehousing and work to prevent at-risk people from losing homes amid the COVID pandemic, Mayor Byron Brown announced Friday.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Mayor Byron Brown is vowing to make the City of Buffalo an "address of choice," by introducing more housing along Main Street, improved parking access and improved digital technology to deliver services. Such improvements are part of a new "Roaring 20s" he outlined in his 2020 State of the City Address.

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The City of Buffalo is known to have thousands of houses with lead paint, on their inside walls, window frames or on their exteriors. A group of local foundations is putting the finishing touches on a report that will better define where the problem of lead poisoning risk is more prominent.


Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Buffalo played host Wednesday to a conference on affordable housing at the Hotel Henry. During welcoming remarks, the mayor hinted of an upcoming plan to create such housing throughout his city.


Michael Mroziak, WBFO

The City of Buffalo, in partnership with Erie County and other entities, is unveiling a new program to rid the city of a serious health hazard, one that has seriously endangered many children.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

A man who was once prominent in local politics is still looking to make an impact in Buffalo, now by way of housing development. On Tuesday, Joel Giambra unveiled a model home on the city's West Side.

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The Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority could face a federal takeover if steps are not taken to address a large number of vacant units in public housing complexes.

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Not only is the West Side of Buffalo  a hot market for house purchases, it's getting some market-rate housing.