Choosing a Block Club or a Tenant Council

United Neighborhoods
326 High Street
Buffalo, NY 14204
Phone: 716-882 -7814
Fax: 716-882 -7554

Why a Tenant Council?

  • To insure the safety of the residents
  • To keep the neighborhood clean
  • To beautify the neighborhood
  • To keep the property values up
  • To seek funding for beautification projects
  • Residents, property owners and tenants alike, have the opportunity to have a
  • Gain a voice in the city government by getting together to form a Block Club, which will have more strength in putting forth concerns than a single person

Responsibilities of the Residents

  • Attending meetings
  • Keeping their property clean and up to code
  • Paying the annual dues (if applicable)
  • Using their special talents to the benefit of the organization
  • Volunteering to help when fielded

Why a Tenant Council?

  • To insure the safety of the residents
  • To communicate with residents
  • To plan and implement activities
  • To keep the property values up
  • To seek funding for beautification and other projects
  • Gain a voice in the city government by getting together to form a council, which will have more strength in putting forth concerns than a single person.

Responsibilities of the Residents

  • Abide by the rules of municipal housing in which they reside
  • Attend meetings
  • Pay the annual dues (if applicable)
  • Using their special talents to the benefit of the Council
  • Volunteer to help when needed