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Posted on: November 16, 2023

REPORT CRITICIZIES PRIVATIZING OF PUBLIC HOUSING, BUT BMHA EXEC SAYS BUFFALO AVOIDING PROBLEMS

BUFFALO NEWS

November 16, 2023

Report criticizes privatizing of public housing, but BMHA exec says Buffalo avoiding problems

 Chris Bragg

ALBANY – A new report traces the alleged decline of public housing in upstate New York and argues there are cons...

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Posted on: November 16, 2023

BMHA UNVEILS PLANS FOR RENOVATIONS AT FREDERICK DOUGLASS, FRANCIS JOHN APARTMENTS

Buffalo News

11/16/2023 

BMHA unveils plans for renovations at Frederick Douglass, Francis John Apartments

The Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority is moving on with its $28.8 million plan to renovate the Frederick Douglass II and Francis Jo...

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Posted on: November 2, 2023

WITH THREE BUFFALO MEGA-PROJECTS LOOMING, BMHA FOCUSES ON COLLABORATION

With three Buffalo mega-projects looming, BMHA focuses on collaboration

 

A view of the Marine Drive Apartments, JOED VIERA.

By Jacob Tierney – Reporter, Buffalo Business First

Nov 1, 2023

Managing one of the largest projects in the Buffalo Municipal ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2023

BIG REVEAL: PERRY REDEVELOPMENT

Buffalo Rising

July 13, 2023

BIG REVEAL: PERRY REDEVELOPMENT

A multi-year, multi-phase effort to transform the Commodore Perry Homes site east of the Cobblestone District is moving forward.

The Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority and development partner Penro...

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Posted on: May 22, 2023

FUTURE PLANS FOR COMMODORE PERRY APARTMENTS TAKING SHAPE

Future plans for Commodore Perry Apartments taking shape

By: Kristen Mirand; Posted at 5:23 PM, May 22, 2023; and last updated 9:47 AM, May 23, 2023

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The future of the Commodore Perry Apartments is taking shape. Whether you&a...

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Posted on: May 22, 2023

BUFFALO RECEIVES $4 MILLION TO DEMOLISH THE PERRY PROJECTS

Buffalo receives $4 million to demolish the Perry Projects

The money was awarded from the state as part of the Restore New York Communities Initiative.

Author: Sara Dingmann
Published: 2:51 PM EDT May 22, 2023
Updated: 6:46 PM EDT May 22, 2023

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Posted on: May 22, 2023

BMHA GETS A BETTER HUD RATING, BUT ITS PUBLIC HOUSING IS SUBSTANDARD

BMHA gets a better HUD rating, but its public housing is substandard

Deidre Williams May 18, 2023 Updated May 22, 2023

The Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority is “troubled” no more. Instead it is considered “substandard.&rd...

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Posted on: May 22, 2023

THE EDITORIAL BOARD: FOCUSED EFFORT PAYS OFF AT THE BMHA

The Editorial Board: Focused effort pays off at the BMHA

News Editorial Board May 22, 2023 Updated May 22, 2023

Things are looking up for the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority and deservedly so.

BMHA dug itself out of a HUD rating abyss to recently receive...

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Posted on: May 24, 2023

IN-DEPTH: WHAT'S NEXT FOR THE PERRY PROJECTS DOWNTOWN

In-depth: What's next for Perry Projects downtown?

By WBEN.com Newsroom

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Some highly-anticipated developments are set to take place with regards to the future of the Perry Projects site in ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2023

WNY PROJECTS RECEIVE $12.8M FROM RESTORE NY

WNY projects receive $12.8M from Restore NY

Jonathan D. Epstein May 22, 2023 Updated May 24, 2023 

Six Western New York projects across two counties – including the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority's redevelopment of the Commodore Perry Projects...

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Posted on: March 1, 2023

RESIDENT WEIGH IN ON MARINE DRIVE APARTMENT RECONSTRUCTION

BUFFALO, N.Y. — They say some things get better with age, but if you ask any of the residents of the 72-year-old Marine Drive Apartments, they’d tell you the buildings are proof that doesn’t apply to all things.

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Posted on: February 24, 2023

BMHA TO HOLD PUBLIC SESSIONS ON THE TRANSFORMATION OF MARINE DRIVE APARTMENTS

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Earlier this month plans were announced to demolish and rebuild the Marine Drive Apartments in phases.

Gillian Brown, executive director of the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority, told 7 News this is a plan that has been i...

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Posted on: February 15, 2023

SHOOTING VICTIM SHAQUELLE WALKER, JR. HONORED WITH COMMUNITY ROOM DEDICATION

WGRZ Staff

February 11, 2023

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A community room at the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority's Ferry-Grider homes was dedicated on Saturday in honor of Shaquelle Walker, Jr.

Shaquelle was the 3-year-old boy who was shot and kil...

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Posted on: February 15, 2023

BUFFALO MUNICIPAL HOUSING AUTHORITY TO DEMOLISH AND REBUILD MARINE DRIVE APARTMENTS

 

WGRZ 

February 10, 2023

BY STAFF

The Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority (BMHA) announced plans to demolish the Marine Drive Apartment complex and construct new housing units. 

After meeting with residents and looking at the struct...

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Posted on: February 14, 2023

NEW AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS COMING TO BUFFALO’S MARINE DRIVE APARTMENTS

Spectrum Buffalo 

February 10, 2023

By Staff

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Marine Drive Apartments in downtown Buffalo are getting an entirely new apartment building, rather than refurbishing the existing property.

The Buffalo Munic...

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Posted on: February 14, 2023

MARINE DRIVE APARTMENTS SET TO BE DEMOLISHED, REBUILT IN PHASES

Marine Drive Apartments set to be demolished, rebuilt in phases

Major changes are coming to the seven, 10-story Marine Drive Apartments. The Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority is promising to rebuild the complex without pricing out low-income families.

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Posted on: February 14, 2023

BUFFALO MUNICIPAL HOUSING AUTHORITY TO DEMOLISH AND REBUILD MARINE DRIVE APARTMENTS

BY JAMES FINK

The Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority no longer plans to renovate the aging Marine Drive Apartments and instead will demolish its seven buildings on the waterfront and replace them with modern units.

The proposal for the $400 million project...

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Posted on: February 14, 2023

DEMO AND REBUILD PLANNED FOR MARINE DRIVE APARTMENTS

BY BUFFALO RISING

The development team chosen to renovate the Marine Drive Apartments complex has decided the best approach is to start over.  In October 2021, the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority (BMHA) finalized terms and signed an initial ag...

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Posted on: February 14, 2023

THE VISION OF NEW AFFORDABLE HOUSING ON MARINE DRIVE IN BUFFALO

WBEN

February 13, 2023 

BY MAX FAERY

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Removing the outdated apartment buildings, building new affordable housing, and integrating the property with the public are the main priorities for the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2023

THE EDITORIAL BOARD: PLAN TO REPLACE MARINE DRIVE TOWERS IS A WIN FOR EVERYONE

BUFFALO NEWS

February 13, 2023

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It had to be an exciting announcement for the people living in Buffalo’s Marine Drive Apartments: The complex won’t merely be renovated, as once anticipated, but in a $400 million project, the waterfront co...

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Posted on: February 10, 2023

BMHA PLANS TO TEAR DOWN AND REPLACE MARINE DRIVE APARTMENTS TOWERS

BUFFALO NEWS 

February 9, 2023

By Jonathan Epstein

The drab and outdated towers of the Marine Drive Apartments public housing facility adjacent to Canalside will be coming down after 72 years, to be replaced by a $400 million complex that can accomm...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

TRANSFER OF FOSDICK FIELD TO CITY HONORS MOVES FORWARD

Mark Sommer

Buffalo News

January 20, 2023

It's been a long time coming, but the transfer of Fosdick Field for use by City Honors School as an athletic field and greenspace is drawing near.

The Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority on Thursday said it was finali...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

THE EDITORIAL BOARD: PLANS FOR PERRY APTS, OTHER PUBLIC HOUSING AIM TO BE TRULY TRANSFORMATIONAL

The Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority is – at long last – unveiling preliminary plans to remake the decaying Commodore Perry apartments. This welcome and essential project will do more than help residents out of often abominable conditions. It also repr...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

BMHA REHAB ATTRACTS A LOT OF OUT-OF-TOWN ATTENTION

BUSINESS FIRST: BMHA rehab attracts a lot of out-of-town attention
- By James Fink

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

BMHA SETS IN MOTION REDEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE FOR COMMODORE PERRY, MARINE DRIVE, AND SHAFFER VILLAGE

WKBW: BMHA sets in motion redevelopment initiative for Commodore Perry, Marine Drive, and Shaffer Village
- By Anthony Reyes

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

BMHA MOVING FORWARD WITH PLAN TO REDEVELOP THREE PROPERTIES

WIVB: BMHA moving forward with plan to redevelop three properties

BY STAFF

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority votes to re-develop three properties with goal of transforming p

WGRZ: Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority votes to re-develop three properties with goal of transforming public housing
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Posted on: March 17, 2020

AGENCY PLAN MEETING POSTPONED...BOARD MEETING TO BE HELD REMOTELY

Buffalo, NY – The Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority has postponed a Thursday, March 19, 2020 public hearing on its proposed 2020 Agency Plan as part of its coronavirus safety initiative. The hearing will be rescheduled for an as-yet-u...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

BMHA Ends 2018-19 Fiscal Year with $4.1 Million surplus

Buffalo, NY - The Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority wrapped up its 2018-19 Fiscal Year with a $4.1 million surplus, according to BMHA Executive Director Gillian D. Brown.  The executive director credited conservative budget forecasting, and tar...

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

Becoming Self-Sufficient Through BMHA Program

The BMHA's Family Self Sufficiency program was featured In a Spectrum News story. Residents talk about their successes with the program.

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Neighbors Team Up To Improve Community Gardens

This summer, residents of the BMHA continued to participate in establishing Community Gardens in their developments. Commodore Perry residents teamed up with Ground Work Buffalo Green Team to spruce up their gardens. WKBW captured the day in a featured st...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

National Night Out

On August 6th, 2019 the BMHA Residents celebrated National Night Out. Festivities included barbeques, health screenings and children's activities. Check out some pictures on the page featuring this year and previous years' events.

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

National Night Out

On August 7th, the BMHA will be celebrating the 35th Anniversary of National Night Out. National Night Out is an event that has worked to bring the police and community leaders closer together for 35 years, with games, festivals, and activities that all r...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

National Night Out

On Tuesday, August 1st, the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority joined in the annual celebration of National Night Out at several housing developments.  The residents and staff enjoyed the days festivities.  The City of Buffalo's largest...

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