Buffalo Erie Niagara Land Improvement Corporation (BENLIC)


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Mission Statement

The Buffalo Erie Niagara Land Improvement Corporation (BENLIC) seeks to confront and alleviate the problems distressed properties cause to communities by supporting municipal and regional revitalization efforts and strategically acquiring, improving, assembling, and selling distressed, vacant, abandoned, and/or tax-delinquent properties.

Subcontractor Bid Offerings Link

Schedule for 2014 Board of Directors Meetings

Meeting Venue:

Edward A. Rath County Office Building
95 Franklin Street, 10th floor – Conference Room 1004
Buffalo, NY 14202

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Meeting Time:  

9:00 am - 11:00 am

Upcoming Meeting Dates:

January 17, 2014

February 28, 2014

March 21, 2014

April 11, 2014

May 16, 2014

June 20, 2014

July 18, 2014

(no August 2014 meeting)

September 19, 2014

October 17, 2014

November 21, 2014

(no December 2014 meeting)

Meeting Minutes

Board of Directors

Click here to view the list of 2014 BENLIC Board of Directors

Resources & Documents


Rules & Procedures

Code of Ethics & Conflict of Interest Policy

FOIL Policy

Open Meetings Policy

Procurement Policy

Property Disposition Guidelines

2013 Committees

2013 Adopted Budget

Presentation - Buffalo Erie Niagara Land Improvement Corporation

Standardized Inspector Report (SIR) and Maintenance Disposition and Reuse Plan (MDR Plan)

New York's Land Bank Act

Benefits of a Land Bank

Sample Acquisition Request Resolution