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Our Mission

To maintain and enhance the quality of life within the University Heights by working with residents, property owners, block clubs, UB staff and students, law enforcement, business owners and elected officials in order to coordinate and develop resources and responsibilities within the community.


The University Heights is a unique, diverse, and affordable community located in the northeast corner of Buffalo. The Heights has seen incredible change since it’s original development in the early 20th century. It remains a highly walkable and dynamic neighborhood, with vibrant commercial districts filled with local small businesses, an eclectic mix of historic homes, a multitude of parks, and access to public transit.

Get Involved

The UHC is an umbrella organizations for the many block clubs in the neighborhood as well as acting as a sponsor for the Capen Garden Walk, University Community Farmers Market, and the University Heights Tool Library. Learn how you can get involved with these and other neighborhood initiatives.

News & Events

Closing Out the Tyler Street Community Garden

November 20, 2015
With the snow on its way it’s time to close out another successful gardening season at the Tyler Street Community Garden. Our volunteers have put in a tremendous amount of effort to revitalize and maintain the community garden this year and we want to end the year strong with one last workshop and workday. Putting […]
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ReTree Fall 2015 Thank You

November 19, 2015
Over 250 residents, business owners, and students joined in for the third ReTree the District Planting on Saturday, November 7th to plant 140 trees on streets across University District. Thank you for everyone’s hard work and dedication in making this long term investment in our environment and community. Be sure to stay tuned as we’ll be […]
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DIY Workshops at the CoLab

November 18, 2015
The CoLab is partnering with a local landlord to offer two FREE DIY workshops in November and December focusing on how to install drywall and flooring. The workshops will feature a live demonstration and hands-on tutorials. We’ll be improving the CoLab space as we teach you how to do the same to your home! Help […]
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Tenant & Landlord Rights Workshop on Wednesday, November 18th @ The CoLab

November 16, 2015
Tenant and Landlord Rights Workshop presented by Housing Opportunities Made Equal Are you a renter or landlord in need of information pertaining to housing policies and codes? Look no further as the CoLab hosts the perfect workshop for you! Attend a Tenant Rights Workshop on Wednesday, November 18th from 6pm to 7pm in the University […]
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Upcoming Green Code Meetings

November 10, 2015
Join the City of Buffalo’s Office of Strategic Planning on Saturday, November 14th from 9:00AM to 3:00PM for an informational meeting regarding the Buffalo Green Code, as it heads to Common Council for review and adoption. The meeting will take place at  Erie Community College  – City Campus located at 121 Ellicott St., Buffalo, NY. […]
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