Development Projects

PS57 – Hope House – Ongoing

This plan will convert the vacant former Buffalo Public School building into a mixed-use community service space. The completed project will include 27 affordable apartment units for clients of Best Self Behavioral Health, in addition to relocating our Hope Center Services with a goal of expanding on those services that are provided to our clients. 

HELP Buffalo II – 2018

Located at Hickory and Broadway, this project provides 47 affordable units to the Buffalo community. The Matt Urban Center partnered with HELP USA to construct and manage this much needed building for the East Side. The project features 1, 2 and 3, bedroom apartments. The Matt Urban Center continues its involvement at HELP Buffalo II by providing case management services for residents of the building.

Ishii Hope Gardens Apartments – 2014

The Matt Urban Center worked with Laurie Hauer-LaDuca (Architect), Savarino Companies(Construction Manager), and Janet Meiselman, of Oxford Consulting, to submit grant applications to build this apartment building for homeless women in East Buffalo