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People Inc. Jefferson Avenue Apartments Recognized by New York State Association for Affordable Housing

Nov 19, 2021

People Inc. has earned an award from the New York State Association for Affordable Housing under the category of “Project of the Year in the Upstate Region.” The recognition acknowledges its Jefferson Avenue Apartments, located in Buffalo’s historic Jefferson corridor. 

The People Inc. Jefferson Avenue Apartments project began construction in 2018 and celebrated the public opening in August 2021. In addition to People Inc. providing safe and affordable housing, a set of five murals adorn the apartment building, all designed by local artists and representing the history of the Jefferson Avenue community. People Inc. is grateful to its funders to help make this project a reality, including: NYS Homes and Community Renewal, NYS Housing Finance Agency, JP Morgan Chase Bank, Raymond James Tax Credit Funds, City of Buffalo HOME Program, NYS Empire State Development, NYS Energy Research and Development Authority and NYS Office for People With Developmental Disabilities.

People Inc., a multispecialty non-profit health and human services agency, provides programs and services to thousands of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, families and older adults throughout Western New York and the Greater Rochester region. Since 1970, People Inc. has assisted people to achieve greater degrees of independence and productivity. With nearly 4,000 employees, People Inc. is one of the region’s largest employers. To learn more, visit, follow People Inc. on Facebook or Twitter @PeopleIncNews.