Get Ahead of Lead!

Protect your home, your family and the families living in your rental homes from the life-altering dangers of Lead! 


  • More information about BURA's lead programs can be found in the sections below.


  • Also more information about the "Get Ahead of Lead" push can be found at 


Lead Hazard Reduction Program


BURA and the City of Buffalo Office of Strategic Planning offers a Lead Hazard Reduction Program. Through this program homeowners can get help with lead remediation.


The program focuses on neighborhoods in Census tracts 61, 171, 37, and 38. Those areas are the city’s upper west side neighborhood and the Schiller Park neighborhood.


TO APPLY:  Upper West Side /Heart of the City Neighborhoods

315 Delaware Avenue, Suite 503

Buffalo, New York 14202 / 716-882-7661


Schiller Park /  University District CDC/Gloria J. Parks

3242 Main Street, Buffalo NY 14214 / 716-832-1010

Steady Work for Contractors!

The Buffalo Urban Renewal Agency (BURA) is looking for contractors to help remediate lead inside homes located in high-lead risk neighborhoods in the City of Buffalo.


High-lead risk neighborhoods include the upper west side and the Schiller Park areas – zip codes 14213, 14211 and 14215.


Contractors will be asked to replace windows, doors, paint and make lead-safe improvements to the homes. For more information contact

Lead Contractor Information Packet
Contractor Information Packet.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [4.6 MB]

Schiller Park neighborhood

Upper West Side Neighborhood 

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