Hamburg Community Development
"Helping to build better neighborhoods and a better community"
Hamburg Community Development has applied for & has been awarded over
$26,315,255 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 - email@example.com
Assistant Director of Community Development; Timothy Regan - firstname.lastname@example.org
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!
Hamburg Community Development will be holding a FREE training on
New York State's Housing Stability & Tenant's Protection Act
on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. within the public meeting room
at Hamburg Town Hall, 6100 South Park Avenue, Hamburg, NY 14075.
Call HOME, Inc. at (716) 854-1400 to sign-up or click on the following link to register:
HUD released the 2019 Income Limits four our programs! See the new limits below!
Family Size - Maximum Allowable Income Limits
IMPORTANT CENSUS 2020 INFORMATION!
Click on the following link to see important information about
why a full and complete Census 2020 count is necessary within Hamburg!
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)
For information on the history of segregation in the United States,
spend 15 minutes watch the following animation video of the book by
Richard Rothstein "The Color of Law".
Click on the "watch" button in the upper left of the link!
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:
The 2019 "Final" Action Plan for the
Town of Hamburg/Erie County is available for review below:
2019 "FINAL" Action Plan
"Draft" Consolidated Annual Performance Report 2018
The 2019 "Environmental Review" files for the Town of Hamburg's
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program are available for public review at our offices
located at 6122 South Park Avenue, between the hours of 9:00am and 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.
A combined Notice of No Significant Impact on the Environment/
Notice to Public of Intent to Request Release of Funds (FONSI-RROF) was published
on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 within The Front Page, an official newspaper of the Town of Hamburg.
See link to notice below:
The following income limits are utilized for our housing programs.
Family Size: Income Limit:
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 are currently waiting on a new round of funding for our FREE counseling
and/or modification services that can try to keep you in your home!
Contact our office at (716) 648 - 6216!
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.
The Town of Hamburg is trying to assist its residents who are in danger of losing their home.
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 have developed our "Final" Action Plan for the 2019 program year.
You can view the towns 2019 Action Plan at the link below!
Click 2019 "FINAL" Action Plan to view our 2019 Action Plan
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
* 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 May 1, 2019.
Family Size Maximum Income Allowable
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.
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
|2% Loan Limit
|4% Loan Limit
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.
The Town of Hamburg is an "Equal Housing Opportunity" provider!
RENTERS & RENTAL HOUSING PROVIDERS
Are you looking for a place to rent
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:
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:
New York State
Hamburg Chamber of Commerce
Belmont Housing Resources
Housing Opportunities Made Equal
Erie County Fair Housing Partnership
Village of Hamburg
Village of Blasdell