Who: Two friends named Whitney and Steve. What: Buying a house. When: Right now. Our projected closing date is in early March so cross your fingers for us. Where: City of Buffalo. Why: Because it's cheaper than renting; because maybe another owner-occupied property on the block will bring some more stability to a neighborhood that needs it; because it's the American Dream, or something. And lots of other reasons too--stay tuned. How: The Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America.