The Buffalo Urban League, in partnership with the City of Buffalo, Buffalo Urban Renewal Agency, and Evans Bank, will host a first time homebuyer orientation at the Matt Urban Center on Thursday, December 13 from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
The class will include an overview of the home buying process, how to apply for a mortgage, tax benefits, credit repair and counseling, budgeting and more.
The class is free and open to the public, but you must register by calling (716) 250-2418. Please notify organizers in advance if you require special accommodations.
We’re hosting a free community concert in partnership with our friends at Open Buffalo!
Climbing PoeTree will perform on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 7-00-9:00 p.m. here at 1081 Broadway in the third floor hall. The show features Alixa Garcia and Naima Penniman’s award-winning dual-voice spoken word, backed with infectious beats and multimedia theater.
This event is FREE and open to the public—all are welcome! Light refreshments will be provided.
See the Facebook event page for more info here.
Want to learn more about our programs at the Matt Urban Center and hear the latest update on our School 57 renovation project?
Join us on Saturday, September 22 at 10:30AM for our quarterly community breakfast! The event will take place in the third floor hall of our main headquarters at 1081 Broadway.
We will have a presentation on the renovations currently underway at the former School 57 building, followed by a roundtable with our Housing & Community Development, Youth, and Hope Services programs. A brief survey will be conducted to inform the discussion at our next meeting.
Light breakfast will be provided. Please contact us with questions at (716) 893-7222 x310 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you to our generous event sponsors!
Mark your calendars for Friday, September 14, 2018 for the Matt Urban Center’s annual Buffalonia fundraiser. This year’s event will take place at Buffalo Ironworks, 49 Illinois Street, Buffalo, NY 14203. The party will take place from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. and will feature live music and DJ, beer, wine, food from local food trucks, raffles, and games.
Keep an eye on our website and Facebook page for event updates!
Don’t forget to join Greater Eastside Block Club Fields of Dreams Buffalo, Fillmore Forward, Inc, Matt Urban Center Hope Services and community partners for the annual spring Neighborhood Clean-up this weekend! We’ll be meeting up at 10AM at Detroit and Paderewski. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
Spring has officially sprung! To celebrate the First Day of Spring, we are participating in the United Way’s annual #SpringitOnWNY fundraiser.
From 6 p.m. on March 20 to 6 p.m. on March 21, the Matt Urban Center will be accepting donations through our Spring It On fundraising webpage.
This is an opportunity to show your support for the Matt Urban Center and the work we do to support residents of the Broadway-Fillmore neighborhood – from youth, to families, to senior citizens. No donation is too small and every bit helps! Your donation will allow us to continue providing essential human services programs to our neighborhood and beyond.
To learn more about our agency and to make a donation, click here to visit our #SpringItOnWNY fundraising page.
There will be Open House events held at two of our CHDO properties this weekend for interested first-time homebuyers. Visitors can stop by 21 South Ryan Street, Buffalo on Saturday, March 17 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Those interested in 933 Fillmore Avenue, Buffalo can visit this property on Sunday, March 18 from 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Our agents will be on site to answer any questions about the properties.
Click here to learn more about our CHDO program and the homebuyer application process.
21 South Ryan
- 3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom
- List price $98,000
- Open House: Saturday, March 17 from 1:00-3:00 p.m.
933 Fillmore Avenue
- 3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bathroom
- List price $80,000
- Open House: Sunday, March 18 from 1:00-3:00 p.m.