Regional Community Policing Center to Hold Landlord-Tenant Forum

By Arthur Page

Release Date: November 21, 2001

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The second annual community forum presented by the Regional Community Policing Center, a project of the University at Buffalo's University Community Initiative, will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 29 in Allen Hall on the UB South (Main Street) Campus.

This year's topic will be landlord-tenant issues in the neighborhood surrounding the UB South Campus.

The forum will provide landlords, tenants and other interested residents with an opportunity to identify and discuss issues related to rental properties. Representatives of organizations that deliver housing, advocacy, community improvement or other services to help resident enjoy safe and affordable housing or improve the quality of neighborhood life will be on hand to answer participants' questions and offer information on resources available to community members.

Co-sponsors of the event are the UB Office of Student Unions & Activities and Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME).

The Regional Community Policing Center (RCPC) brings together police departments and community members from Buffalo and the towns of Amherst, Cheektowaga and Tonawanda to work together to address common safety problems and improve the quality of neighborhood life.

For more information about the landlord-tenant community forum, contact Pamela Beal, director of the RCPC, at 829-3524. For more information about the RCPC, visit the center's Web site at http://wings.buffalo.edu/uci.