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Home > City Services > Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority > Leadership

Leadership


Board of Commissioners
  • Michael A. Seaman - Chairman
  • Donna M. Brown - Vice Chairman
  • Alan Core - Member
  • Stanley Fernandez - Member
  • Hal D. Payne - Member
  • Leonard Williams - Resident Commissioner
  • Robin Edwards - Resident Commissioner

Established

  • Established in 1934 as a public corporation with its own independent status.
  • Governed by a Board of seven members, five of whom are appointed by the Mayor and two of whom are elected at-large from the tenant population.
  • Board Chair and vice chair are elected from among board members each year
  • Operates in compliance with Federal, New York State and City of Buffalo housing standards
  • Manages 31 developments within the City of Buffalo
  • Provides 4307 housing units within the City of Buffalo
  • Distributes 1444 housing vouchers through the Section 8 Voucher Program
  • Screens applicants and inspects apartments annually
  • Provides rent that is never more than 30% of gross income
  • Presents job training and educational opportunities for tenants
  • Collaborates with many social service agencies, located on-site for easy resident access