Hamburg Town Hall 6100 South Park Avenue Hamburg, NY 14075

716-649-6111

Town of

Hamburg

... the town that friendship built

Hours: 9am to 5:00pm Town Hall
7am to 3:00pm Hwy/Bldgs and Grounds

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Hamburg Community Development

"Helping to build better neighborhoods and a better community"


Hamburg Community Development has applied for & has been awarded over
$27,000,000 in grant funding for the Town of Hamburg and its Villages!


Hamburg Community Development
6100 South Park Avenue
   Hamburg, New York 14075
(716) 648 - 6216

Office Location:  6122 South Park Avenue, Hamburg, NY 14075

Director of Community Development;  Christopher Hull - chull@townofhamburgny.com
Assistant Director of Community Development; Timothy Regan - tregan@townofhamburgny.com
Senior Clerk; Brigit Hubert - bhubert@townofhamburgny.com

Services are available to income eligible residents of the Town of Hamburg,
including income eligible residents of the Villages of Blasdell and Hamburg.

Our "First Time Homebuyer" program is available to ALL
income eligible persons/families regardless of their current residence!


COVID-19 NOTICE

The Town of Hamburg is taking measures to avoid social interactions during this crisis.

Our offices are CLOSED until further notice.

If you need our assistance, please leave a message at: (716) 648 - 6216
and we will contact you when possible.
All events, classes, and counseling are cancelled until further notice!
Thank you for your understanding and stay healthy.


CENSUS 2020 IS DUE NOW!

Stuck at home?
Fill out your REQUIRED US Census 2020 form online today.
It only takes a few minutes & can help your community.
Look for your code in the US Mail today.

To date Hamburg only has a 53% response rate.

Click below to learn more & how to respond.
How to respond to the 2020 Census


How does the Census affect your representation?  Click below!
Census Affecting Representation

A full and complete Census 2020 count is crucial for the Town of Hamburg & all of New York State!

Is my Census data safe?
Click below
to see why it is safe.

2020 Census Important Information


APRIL IS FAIR HOUSING MONTH!
During this Fair Housing Month "Inclusion Means Everyone" is our topic.

Please stay safe and healthy during these difficult times.


Town of Hamburg/Erie County HOME Consortium
"Draft 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan"
"Draft 2020 Action Plan"
Draft "Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing"

Public Notice

Click Here


IT IS ALWAYS FAIR HOUSING MONTH IN HAMBURG!

As a reminder, "source of income" discrimination
is illegal within the Town of Hamburg (since 1986)!

It is also illegal within Erie County (since 2018)
and New York State (May, 2019).  Call or e-mail for information.

If you feel you have been discriminated against, call our office and/or
Housing Opportunities Made Equal, Inc. (854-1400)


Hamburg Community Development offers a
"Homeless Prevention Program"
+
Eviction Legal Services via Neighborhood Legal Services.
Our normal income restrictions apply and funding is limited!
For an application to our Homeless Prevention program, please click below:

2020-Homeless-Prevention-Application


If you need "assistance" please click on the following link
for a listing of assistance programs + phone numbers.

Click Here


The 2021 proposed federal budget has once again eliminated the CDBG and HOME programs!
Click on the link below to "sign on" to the national letter to Congressional appropriators asking for
continued funding for the CDBG program which is vital to our town, villages and nation!

CDBG Sign-On Letter

TOWN OF HAMBURG
INCLUSIONARY ZONING LAW!

The "Inclusionary Zoning" law passed in May, 2016 by the Town of Hamburg
as part of its FAIR HOUSING and ZONING laws is currently in force.
(Affordable rental housing in all NEW multifamily developments of eight (8) or more units)

The Department of Community Developments is tasked with the enforcement of this law.
Contact the Department of Community Development at (716) 648-6216 for the required paperwork in this regard.

If you are planning a multi-family project within the Town of Hamburg,
check the towns code at Chapter 109 - Section 11    OR    Chapter 280 - 51.1

For a link to the reporting forms, click on the following:

Inclusionary Zoning Reporting Forms

HAMBURG COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
6122 South Park Avenue

Hamburg, New York  14075
Our offices hours are from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. M-F

The Town of Hamburg still has housing programs available for eligible clients!
We offer the following programs (Application links are below)!

*  First-time home buyer "conditional grant" program  *
*  Housing Renovation Loan program  *
*  Housing Renovation "grant" program (restrictions apply)  *

Certain restrictions apply to each program!
Call our office at (716) 648-6216 for specific details.

If you would like to get an application for any of our programs, click on the specific link below
and a new page will open with the application in a PDF format.

Program funding is currently available!

2020-FTHB-Application

2020-Loan-Grant-Application

2020-Homeless-Prevention-Application

 The 2019 Income and Loan % Rates for our housing programs were updated on May 1, 2019!

See income chart below for FTHB limits (80% Median Income)
& Housing Renovation Loan rates per income level.

Number of People in Household Grant Program
Max Limit
(50% ECMI)
2% Loan Limit
(65% ECMI)
4% Loan Limit
(80% ECMI)
1 $26,950 $35,035 $43,050
2 $30,800 $40,040 $49,200
3 $34,650 $45,045 $55,350
4 $38,450 $49,985 $61,500
5 $41,550 $54,015 $66,450
6 $44,650 $58,045 $71,350
7 $47,700 $62,010 $76,300
8+ $50,800 $66,040 $81,200

The Town of Hamburg advocates & supports
Fair Housing &
Equal Housing Opportunities for ALL!
See our Fair Housing Law by clicking the link below!

For landlords/realtors/developers renting twenty or more units per year, your Marketing Plans are due in January of each year to the Department of Community Development.  See the Fair Housing Law requirements via the link below:

 Hamburg Fair Housing Law

The Town of Hamburg is an "Equal Housing Opportunity" provider!


The Hamburg Economic Area Revitalization Taskforce, Inc. (HEART, Inc.)
still has loans available for businesses within the Village of Hamburg to complete
facade repairs or some interior projects.  Loan funds are currently available!  See the Loan Application below:

HEART Loan Application


RENTERS & RENTAL HOUSING PROVIDERS
Are you looking for a place to rent
or
Are you trying to advertise an apartment for rent?
Before you do anything, please read through Fair Housing law(s) for the jurisdiction you are trying to rent in or trying to rent to.
The following Fair Housing laws pertain:
Hamburg-Fair-Housing-Law-5-2016
New York State Fair Housing and Human Rights Laws as well as Federal Fair Housing Law.
Click here to check out these laws/protections.

Do you need help finding an apartment?
If so, then check out the following website for help!

CLICK HERE FOR ASSISTANCE FROM New York State!


Important links to other websites/programs:

HUD
New York State
Erie County
Hamburg Chamber of Commerce
Belmont Housing Resources
Housing Opportunities Made Equal
Erie County Fair Housing Partnership
Village of Hamburg
Village of Blasdell

Hamburg Town Hall 6100 South Park Avenue
Hamburg, NY 14075
716-649-6111

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