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Five murals by community artists were developed to brighten the People Inc. Jefferson Avenue Apartments. The initiative is a collaboration between People Inc. and the WNY Urban Arts Collective. Read more and view photos from The Buffalo News.

Address 1140 and 1162 Jefferson Avenue
Phone 716.880.3890
Design Three stories
Number of Apartments 89
Unit Sizes One-bedroom and two-bedroom handicap adaptable apartments, some of which have been specifically designed for individuals who are mobility and vision/hearing impaired
Flooring Carpeting and high quality laminate
Appliances Electric range, dishwasher and refrigerator included
Laundry Washers and dryers on site
Other Amenities Large community room, ample green space and courtyards
Utilities Electric individually metered for each apartment. Electric and gas paid by resident. Water and sewer paid by owner. Apartments pre-wired for cable and internet, paid by resident.  
Garbage Dumpster on site
Parking Off street. One space per resident, no assigned spots
Fire Safety Smoke and heat detectors in each unit. Hydrant on site.
  • The head of household must be 18 years of age or older
  • Set aside apartments will be available for head of household, 18 years of age or older, who
    • Has a diagnosed developmental disability, or
    • Is a current applicant on a public housing/subsidized housing waiting list
  • Meet annual income limits depending on number in household
  • The household may consist of one or two individuals per bedroom
Income Limits Please call the number above number for the income limits that apply to your household
Rent Based on income. Please call the number above for more information
Security Deposit Required
Lease One year
Pets One small pet allowed. Pet Security Deposit required.