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
$25,737,000 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

Our services are available to all eligible residents of the Town of Hamburg,
including eligible residents of the Villages of Blasdell and Hamburg.

The 2019 "Draft" Action Plan for the
Town of Hamburg
/Erie County is available for review below:
2019 "Draft" Action Plan


Due to the current federal government shut-down,
some of our services may not be available.


The following income limits are utilized for our housing programs.
Family Size:     Income Limit:

1               $41,850
2               $47,800
3               $53,800
4               $59,750
5               $64,550
6               $69,350
7               $74,100
8               $78,900


NEW PROGRAM AVAILABILITY!
Homeless Prevention Program

and
Eviction Legal Assistance

The Town of Hamburg has a "Homeless Prevention Program" that can assist
you/your family 
from becoming homeless (Our Normal Income Restrictions Apply).
Funding is dependent upon current availability.  Legal Assistance is provided via a contract
with Neighborhood Legal Services (NLS).  Please contact our office for specific information.


 

ZOMBIE & FORECLOSURE PREVENTION PROGRAMS

The Town of Hamburg is working to address the zombie housing issue.
All residents can receive FREE assistance if you are in danger of losing your home OR are close to foreclosure.
***MOST IMPORTANTLY - You/Your family DO NOT have to leave the home***
We offer FREE counseling and/or modification services that can try to keep you in your home!

Contact our office at (716) 648 - 6216  OR
Contact one of our two certified/approved agencies listed below:

1)  Belmont Housing Resources for WNY (884-7791; ext.330)
(On site the 4th Wednesday each month between 3:00 pm & 5:00 pm)

2)  The Buffalo Urban League (250-2400)
(On site the 2nd Wednesday of each month between 2:00 pm & 4:00 pm)

***Either of these two agencies offers the New York State MAP (Mortgage Assistance Program)
which can assist you with your delinquency and start you on the road back to ownership***

There is a lot of false information & scams being perpetrated throughout the community.
Do not be fooled by fake programs that promise instant results.

Programs offered by the Town of Hamburg are legitimate.
You can call either of the agencies listed above to provide you with "confidential" financial assistance FREE of charge!
The Town of Hamburg is trying to assist its residents who are in danger of losing their home.
We even had radio ads trying to notify residents about our programs.  You can listen to our radio ad below!

Hamburg Radio Ad

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 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

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

We are currently developing our 2019 programs/plans.
You can view the towns 2018 Action Plan at the link below!

Click HERE to view the 2018 Action Plan

The Town of Hamburg still has housing programs available for eligible clients!

The following programs are currently in service!

*  First-time home buyer "conditional grant" program
*  Housing Renovation Loan program
*  Mobile Home 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.

The following chart details the maximum income allowable per family size.
This is determined by HUD and was last changed April
1, 2018.

     Family Size                Maximum Income Allowable
1                                             $41,850
2                                             $47,800
3                                             $53,800
4                                             $59,750
5                                             $64,550
6                                             $69,350
7                                             $74,100
8+                                          $78,900

 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!

It is getting harder to find housing for first-time buyers.
Use our conditional grant program to assist you in purchasing your first home.

(2018 FTHB Application)

(Housing 2018 Renovation Loan/Grant)

(2018 Mobile Home Renovation Application)

 The 2018 Income and Loan % Rates for our housing programs were updated on April 1, 2018!

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 $26,150 $33,990 $41,850
2 $29,900 $38,870 $47,800
3 $33,650 $43,740 $53,800
4 $37,350 $48,550 $59,750
5 $40,350 $52,450 $64,550
6 $43,350 $56,350 $69,350
7 $46,350 $60,250 $74,100
8+ $49,350 $64,150 $78,900

The Town of Hamburg advocates & supports
Fair Housing &
Equal Housing Opportunities for ALL!
See our Fair Housing Law by clicking the link below!
For specific information about our Fair Housing law or
for information about our "Housing Counseling"/"Fair Housing Counseling" services,
please call our office at (716) 648 - 6216.

 Hamburg Fair Housing Law

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

Public Notice for the 2017 CAPER

2017 Consolidated Annual Performance Report ( CAPER)


HOMELESS PREVENTION PROGRAM
AND
EVICTION LEGAL ASSISTANCE
The Town of Hamburg has a "Homeless Prevention Program" that can assist
you/your family 
from becoming homeless (Some Restrictions Apply).
Funding is dependent upon current availability.  Legal Assistance is provided via a contract
with Neighborhood Legal Services (NLS).  Please contact our office for specific information.

 

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

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716-649-6111

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