Welcome to the Town of Hamburg, New York... the Town that Friendship Built!
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Live Well Erie has up to $3,500/household rental and mortgage assistance available for qualified households (85% of NYS Median Income).
This program is available to income qualified (200% of federal poverty) Erie County Residents that have experienced a loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic and have fallen behind on their rent or mortgage as a result. Applicants will also receive 4 months of budget coaching to ensure that they are equipped to remain in their housing for the long-term. Please visit Community Action Organization of WNY for more information or call 716.881.6543. Applications are being accepted via email, fax, mail, and drop box.
Residents Rat Resources
Surveys included: Town of Hamburg Retail Space Revitalization
Tax pmt fees apply:
Dog pmt fees apply: Credit, debit - $1.75
We hope that you will find the information contained within to be interesting and beneficial as you explore our newly designed site. We believe this exciting technology, from which you and others can learn about our Town will also offer an unparalleled opportunity to interact with the day to day operations of our government. Whether you are an interested observer or a concerned resident, we hope to provide a mechanism where those with access to the Internet can learn important facts about the Town of Hamburg. While our web site is forever changing, we will endeavor to expand and keep current the information.
Hamburg is located on the shores of Lake Erie, just 20 minutes south of the City of Buffalo. In addition to providing excellent recreational options, we offer ample shopping and fine dining. Because of our suburb schools, safe neighborhoods and business opportunities, we know you'll find Hamburg a fine place to grow a family or business.
Residents find employment in industrial and service industries within the Town and Metropolitan Buffalo. Police and fire protection, along with highway, sanitation, recreation, sewage services and facilities, are provided for the area by the Town or special districts under the supervision of the Town Board. The Villages of Blasdell and Hamburg are contained within the Town's boundaries.
Minutes away from Hamburg, you have Canada and Niagara Falls to the North; winery tours, Amish Country and the Chautauqua Institute to the South; ski resorts and amusement parks to the East and over 9,000 square miles of fishing, boating and water sports to the west. The Buffalo Niagara International Airport is only a 20 minute drive from Hamburg, on the New York State Thruway. So check out our site, then come visit and see for yourself what a great place Hamburg really is!
"Helping to build better neighborhoods and a better community"
Hamburg Community Development works with "Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo" & "Neighborhood Legal Services"
to provide legal assistance to qualified residents dealing with evictions/eviction issues.
Call our office for further information (716)648-6216 or call the agency directly at the following phone numbers:
Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo: (716) 853-9555
Neighborhood Legal Services: (716) 847-0650
Click below for a listing of assistance programs & phone numbers.
New York State 2022-2023 Winter Preparedness Program
Energy Assistance + More!
It's Always Fair Housing Month In Hamburg! Inclusion Means Everyone!
The Town of Hamburg has had its own Fair Housing law since 1986.
In May, 2016, the town's law established an "inclusionary zoning" statute which put into effect all new
multifamily developments of eight (8) or more units must provide for 10% of said project as affordable housing.
Click on the link below to read the Town of Hamburg Fair Housing law.
Hamburg Fair Housing Law
For a link to the 2022 Inclusionary Zoning reporting forms, click on the following:
The Town of Hamburg has housing programs that can assist you to...
* Become a 1st Time Home Owner *
You can also Renovate your home OR mobile home!
Certain restrictions apply to each program!
Call our office at (716) 648 - 6216 for details
Income restrictions apply per family size. See below!
Family Size Maximum Income Allowable
Click on the program link BELOW to get a PDF version of our application.