Creating Stronger, Diverse Communities

Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME) is a fair housing organization continuing the struggle for civil rights by working to promote the value of diversity and to ensure all people an equal opportunity to live in the housing and communities of their choice----through education, advocacy, the enforcement of fair housing laws and the creation of housing opportunities.  Click here to support this initiative.


 Mayor Byron Brown attended HOME's 7/9/15 Board Meeting to introduce his Opportunity Pledge. Click Here to view photos from this significant event!


career Opportunity: HOME is seeking to fill the full-time position of Education Specialist. For details on this position and to apply, click here.



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Tackling the region’s racial divide

HUD recently released new rules to guide communities in Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH), which aim to tackle issues associated with persistent segregation and encourage local action to promote integration and diversity.  The Buffalo News' "Tackling the region's racial divide" features HOME's executive director Scott Gehl discussing the much anticipated HUD guidance.  

Thursday, July 09, 2015 10:42:00 AM
BMHA is failing in its task of serving residents of Marine Drive Apartments

Buffalo News article discusses ongoing problems at Marine Drive, along with it's history of policies contributing to segregation.  Click here for the full article featuring HOME's executive director Scott Gehl.


Wednesday, June 17, 2015 10:38:00 AM
Sustainable housing in Buffalo is focus of panel discussion

Along with Anne Aquilina, chairwoman of the Buffalo Niagara Board of Realtors’ Housing Opportunities Committee; Aaron Bartley, executive director of PUSH Buffalo; and City Housing Court Judge Patrick Carney, Education Specialist Alyssa Bergsten will participate in a panel discussion on housing presented by the Blessed Sacrament Church on May 7th, 2015.  Click here for the Buffalo News article.

Saturday, May 02, 2015 10:35:00 AM



As a survivor of Lupus and a kidney transplant, Avis found herself living in an area that had seen its share of crime. The activities that took place around her




Amy recently moved to Buffalo from Illinois.  As a single mother of two children



HOME's 2014 CHAR500 & 990 Federal Tax Forms are now available here.

HOME's 2014 Annual Report can be found here.


THANK YOU to HOME's Supporters!  

52nd Annual Dinner Supporters:

Avalon Document Services, Lamar Outdoor AdvertisingOxford Consulting, Inc., Sinatra & Co. Real EstateBelmont Management Co., Inc., Delta Development of Western New York, Mercantile Adjustment Bureau Gibson, McAskill & Crosby, LLP, Cazenovia Recovery SystemsCommunity Action Organization of Erie CountyEvergreen Health Services, People Inc. Phillips Lytle LLP, Ms. Linda Ray, Rental Assistance Corporation of Buffalo, Savarino Companies, Mr. Rocco Termini, Mr. John and Ms. Nancy Blaschak, Ms. Janet Barnes, Ms. Diana Cooke, Mr. Paul and Ms. Leslie Curtin, Mr. Philippe Deterville, the Honorable Eugene M. Fayhe, Ms. Susan M. Fayle, Mr. William H. Gardner, Mr. Scott and Dr. Danis Gehl, Mr. Christopher Hull, Ms. Norma J. Lamb, Mr. Jesse E. Nash, Mr. James and Ms. Heather Siniscalchi, and Mr. Gregory P. Rabb.


HOME's 2014-2015 Corporate supporters


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