Frederick Douglass I

Frederick Douglass I 

WELCOME to Frederick Douglass I (FD I), owned by Frederick Douglass I, LLC and professionally managed by Cornerstone Property Managers, LLC. Our community is operated under the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program (LIHTC), within Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code and Housing Finance Agency (HFA) Program.

This community is designated to facilitate the housing needs of low-income households. Please see attached documentation regarding qualifications and application.

Residency in all of the apartments at Frederick Douglass I is limited to those households having moderate to low incomes.  In addition to standard wages, income includes monies received from many sources such as alimony, child support, pensions and social security, etc. The units at Frederick Douglas I will serve at or below the 60% of the area median income.

Listed below are the current (2018) maximum allowable incomes (by household size) for Erie County:

60% Limits - Household Income Cannot Exceed:


1 Person

2 Person

3 Person

4 Person

5 Person

6 Person

7 Person

8 Person

9 Person

10 Person












Occupancy Restrictions and Rental Rates:


Unit Size



1 Bedroom

 Min 1 / Max 2


2 Bedroom

 Min 2/ Max 4


3 Bedroom

 Min 3 / max 6


4 Bedroom

 Min 4 / Max 8


5 Bedroom

 Min 5 / Max 10



  • Heat and electricity are the responsibility of the resident.
  • All income and qualification information provided by applicants must be verified before occupancy.
  • Income qualification and certification process must also be completed annually upon lease renewal.
  • Standard security deposits have been established and are equal to one month's rent.

Applications will be accepted for the waiting list in order of date and time received.

Please return all completed applications with Photo Identification and Social Security card(s) personally to:

Frederick Douglass I

43 Mortimer Street

Buffalo, NY 14204

P (716) 853-2726, (TTY 711)


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