231 Florida Street


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Photo credit: Mike Puma, Views of Buffalo


231 Florida Street, Buffalo NY 14208
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Physical Description

One and half story home

Current Condition

Being renovated as an owner occupied home.


  • Built around 1914.
  • One family ownership from 1956-2009

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 2009 - City of Buffalo takes ownership
  • 2014 - Purchased by a couple via the city's Homestead program

Other Pertinent Facts

Courtesy Mike Puma, Views of Buffalo:
  • The City of Buffalo enables qualified buyers to purchase a home that has been deemed "homestead eligible" for $1.00 and there are plenty of properties left. There are three main requirements when purchasing a homestead property; the owner must fix all code violations within 18 months, have immediate access to at least $5000, and live there for at least three years. You also have to cover the closing costs of the purchase.
  • As a homeowner with a contributing home you can get a 20% tax credit for qualified rehab work. Examples of qualified rehab work include a roof replacement, electrical and plumbing systems, window replacement, etc. There are three requirements to enroll in the program: the rehab cost must be at least $5000, 5% of that must be spent on the exterior ($250), and home must be a contributing structure.


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Added 2013-06-11 • Last changed 2014-07-21