Jefferson Avenue Apartments Underway in Buffalo, New York
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Sinatra & Company Real Estate and People Inc. have broken ground on Jefferson Avenue Apartments, a $24 million, two-building project in Buffalo’s Masten District. The project will include 84 mixed-income units, with 16 units to be reserved for people who have developmental disabilities but live independently. The apartment buildings will feature one- and two-bedroom units, a community room with a small kitchen, on-site laundry facilities, green space and off-street parking. The project will also include a 23,000-square-foot space that will house a recruitment and program services office for People Inc. Development team partners include Creative Structures Services, Bellamy Enterprises and Long Associates Architects. Financing for the project is expected to come from the City of Buffalo, Empire State Development, NYS Housing Finance Agency, NYS Housing and Community Renewal and the NYS Office for Persons with Developmental Disabilities, as well as federal and state low-income housing tax credits.