Our community is operated under the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program (LIHTC), within Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code.
This community is designated to facilitate the housing needs of low-income Seniors Aged 62 and older. Section 8 Project Based assistance is provided by the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority (BMHA) and United Rental Assistance Corp. (RAC). 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 (2020) maximum allowable incomes (by household size) for Erie County:
50% Limits - Income Cannot Exceed:
1 person: $27,200 Annual Gross Income
2 person: $31,050 Annual Gross Income
3 person: $34,950 Annual Gross Income
4 person: $38,800 Annual Gross Income
Occupancy Restrictions and Rental Rates:
Min 1/Max 2
$668 or 30% of Income
Min 2/Max 4
$831 or 30% of Income
Please bring with you a copy of your birth certificate, social security card, and picture ID when returning your application. All information on income provided by applicants must be verified before occupancy. This qualification and certification process must also be completed annually upon renewal. If you have any questions, feel free to give us a call at the rental office.
Non-smoking campus. Smoking is restricted to 25’ away from the building Heat, electric, and hot water are included in rent Security deposits are equal to one month's rent Applications will be processed on a first-come, first-serve basis The project is posted online at NYHousingSearch.gov
Please return all completed applications with a copy of license and Social Security card(s) personally to: Frederick Douglass Associates II, 180 Jefferson Ave., Buffalo, NY 14204 Fax (716) 322-0035