Msgr. Geary Apartments

1250 Bailey Ave, Buffalo, NY 14206

Waiting List Forecast: Likely Long or Closed

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Waitlist Forecast

Since this property may have HUD-funded Public Housing with subsidies that help pay tenants' rent, the property is likely to have a long waiting list. Housing authorities often open these waiting lists periodically. Important: Housing authorities don't always open housing waiting lists at a property-specific level or even allow applicants to choose at which property they can live. Many times, the housing authority will assign an applicant to a property without giving the applicant a choice.

Note: Affordable Housing Online has not confirmed the waiting list status directly with the property. This waiting list status forecast is based on our housing experts' knowledge of similar properties. You should always confirm this status directly with the property.

Located at 1250 Bailey near Lovejoy, Msgr. Geary offers the convenience of:

  • One and two bedroom apartments
  • Refrigerators and stoves
  • Some wheelchair accessible units
  • Close to the Bailey (#19) and William (#1) bus lines
  • Laundry facilities and community rooms
  • "Shared Aid" service for eligible tenants
Dave's Thoughts On Msgr. Geary Apartments

This property is funded through HUD’s Public Housing program. These properties are typically owned and managed by a Public Housing Authority. These properties tend to be much older, as no new public housing has been built in many years. Since the Federal budget has historically (and notoriously) underfunded public housing renovations for decades, these properties tend to have higher vacancies due to uninhabitable units or liveable units that are in poor condition. In addition, since all public housing properties offer rent subsidies, low-income residents only pay rent based on their incomes. For that reason, these properties tend to have longer waiting lists. Check our public housing waiting list data for more information. Since Msgr. Geary Apartments participates in the Public Housing program and has a property based subsidy, if you have a Section 8 voucher, you would have to give up your voucher to move in.

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~ Dave Layfield, Founder of Affordable Housing Online

Msgr. Geary Apartments Amenities

  • Community Room
  • Laundry Facility

Income Qualification for Msgr. Geary Apartments

*AMI: Area Median Income. Renters qualify for different housing programs if their income is below a specified percentage of AMI.
AMI* 1 person 2 people 3 people 4 people 5 people 6 people 7 people 8 people
30% AMI for PBRA Units $19,500 / year $22,300 / year $25,100 / year $30,000 / year $35,140 / year $40,280 / year $45,420 / year $50,560 / year
50% AMI for LIHTC Units $32,500 / year $37,150 / year $41,800 / year $46,400 / year $50,150 / year $53,850 / year $57,550 / year $61,250 / year
50% AMI for PBRA Units $32,500 / year $37,150 / year $41,800 / year $46,400 / year $50,150 / year $53,850 / year $57,550 / year $61,250 / year
80% AMI for PBRA Units $52,000 / year $59,400 / year $66,850 / year $74,250 / year $80,200 / year $86,150 / year $92,100 / year $98,050 / year

*AMI: Area Median Income. Renters qualify for different housing programs if their income is below a specified percentage of AMI.

FAQs for Msgr. Geary Apartments

Does Msgr. Geary Apartments have a waiting list?

Msgr. Geary Apartments probably has a waiting list. Since our research has shown there are some public housing units at this property, the waiting list would be for those units. We haven't confirmed if this is the case, so you should contact the property to confirm.

Are rents subsidized at Msgr. Geary Apartments?

We believe rents are most likely subsidized at all or some of the units since our research has turned up at least one public housing or rental assistance contract probably associated with this property.

In addition to Msgr. Geary Apartments, how many other affordable housing properties (and units) are there in Buffalo?

In addition to Msgr. Geary Apartments, we list 136 other affordable properties in Buffalo. Learn about these properties here. Our data research shows that there are a total of 12432 affordable units in Buffalo.

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Rent observations may change. We encourage users to verify rents and eligiblity requirements directly with the property.