The Niagara Falls Housing Authority operates the affordable housing in the City of Niagara Falls. In existence for more than 70 years, the Niagara Falls Housing Authority serves the low to very-low income population. The Niagara Falls Housing Authority is responsible for over 900 affordable housing opportunities.
The Niagara Falls Housing Authority also operates two community facilities – the Doris W. Jones Family Resource Building (3001 Ninth Street, Niagara Falls) and the Packard Court Community Center (4200 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls).
Built in 1991 and expanded in 1996, the Doris W. Jones Family Resource Building consists of 32,000 square feet and includes a gymnasium, multi-purpose rooms, kitchen areas, office space, outdoor tennis court, library and a 226-seat theater. It is also home to a Universal Pre-Kindergarten class, the Niagara Falls Alternative School (an extension of BOCES and the Niagara Falls City School District) and an Advanced Technology Training and Information Networking (ATTAIN) lab.
The Packard Court Community Center is a state-of-the-art facility completed in April 2001. At 14,313 square feet, this building hosts a library, gymnasium, full service kitchen, three multi-purpose rooms, shower and locker rooms, computer lab and office space.
These facilities host an array of educational, cultural, social and recreational activities for all ages.