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Home > Leadership > Mayor > Archived Press Releases > 2010 Archives > October 2010 > City Of Buffalo Foreclosure Sale Update

City Of Buffalo Foreclosure Sale Update

Contact: Peter K. Cutler
             (716) 851-5841

Help Will be Available to Homeowners at Risk

The City of Buffalo In Rem 44 Foreclosure Sale is scheduled to take place on October 25, 26 and 27, 2010 at the Buffalo Convention Center. The In Rem 44 Foreclosure Sale List is posted on the City of Buffalo’s website at www.city-buffalo.com. It is also available for a $5.00 fee at the Department of Assessment & Taxation.

“We know these are difficult times and help is available for property owners experiencing financial hardship,” said Mayor Byron W. Brown.  “The City of Buffalo can help homeowners avoid foreclosure.”

For further information, please contact the Department of Assessment and Taxation at 851-5733, the User Fee Office at 851-4310 or the Buffalo Water Board at 847-1065 to inquire about a balance due.  Court orders offering extended payment plans to stop foreclosure are also available through the City’s Court Order Program, conducted jointly by the Departments of Law and Assessment and Taxation. 

The Court Order Program will take place Tuesday, October 20; Wednesday, October 21; and Thursday, October, 22, 2010 at the Erie County Courthouse, 25 Delaware Avenue, between
9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Low-income taxpayers who require legal assistance, but cannot afford an attorney may contact the following agencies:

LEGAL AID BUREAU OF BUFFALO
237 Main Street (corner Main & Seneca), Room 1602
Telephone:  853-3087 – Ext. 453 (Dorothy Adams)
Property Must be Owner-Occupied; Income Guidelines Apply

LEGAL SERVICES FOR THE ELDERLY, DISABLED OR DISADVANTAGED OF WNY
237 Main Street (corner Main & Seneca) Room 1015
Telephone: 853-3087 – Ext. 220
Property Must be Owner-Occupied; Must be 60 or older


VOLUNTEER LAWYERS PROJECT
237 Main Street (corner Main & Seneca), Room 1000
Telephone: 847-0662
Must Meet Income Guidelines


ERIE COUNTY EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE HOUSING OFFICE
Rath County Office Building, 95 Franklin Street, 1st Floor
Telephone: 858-6265