We are pleased to inform you that the City of Buffalo Emergency Repair Program is now open. These repairs include:

  • Breaks In Water Service
  • Breaks In Sanitary System
  • Leaking Roof System
  • Electrical Hazards At Main Panel
  • Hazardous Chimney
  • Water Meter Installation
  • Defective Heating System
  • Defective Hot Water Heater
  • Gas Line Repair

Our agency is responsible for servicing the University and Delaware Districts and applications will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. The following is a partial list of items that must be in satisfactory order to be considered for the grant followed by the income guidelines:

  • Homeowner cannot be a multiple property owner
  • Existing mortgage must be current
  • County & City taxes must be paid up to date
  • Water and User fees and/or payment arrangements must be current
  • Assets cannot exceed $20,000

INCOME GUIDELINES FOR CDBG PROGRAM

Family  Size

Low Income

Roof Repair Threshold for Homeowners 62 years of age or older.

Income threshold for all other repairs

Very Low Income

Roof Repair Threshold for Homeowners 61 years of age or younger

1

$35,600

$22,500

2

$40,650

$25,400

3

$45,750

$28,600

4

$50,800

$31,750

5

$54,900

$34,300

6

$58,950

$36,850

7

$63,000

$39,400

8

$67,100

$41,950

If you are interested in pursuing an application for repairs to your home, please plan to attend the:

Emergency Grant Seminar on February 18, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
995 Kensington Avenue, Buffalo, 14215.

or

Emergency Grant Seminar on February 26, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.,
North Buffalo Community Center, 203 Sanders Road, Buffalo, NY 14216

This forum is designed to answer your questions concerning the Emergency Repair Program, provide you with additional requirements of the program, as well as to inform you of the documentation required to complete the application process.

Refreshments will be served!

Please contact Gloria Bryant at (716) 832-1010, Ext. 207 if you plan to attend.