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That federal stimulus check will go further in Buffalo than most cities

Redfin, a national real estate brokerage firm analyzed how far the government funding under the CARES Act would stretch in the nation's top 50 cities.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Those stimulus checks that the federal government has begun dispersing across the nation will be a welcome lift for anyone concerned with making ends meet because of the coronavirus pandemic.

To people living in Buffalo, where housing costs tend to fall below most other large metropolitan areas, the $1,200 payments should take care of at least a month of expenses, according to Redfin. For more on this report, please visit the Buffalo Business First website.