Housing Resources

Government Resources

NYC Department of Homeless Services (DHS)
33 Beaver Street, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10004
CITYFEPS Rent Supplement Program
HOME Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Program
HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Program (HUD-VASH)
Living in Communities Rental Assistance Program (LINC)
Special Exit and Prevention Supplement (SEPS)
Pathway Home

NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD)
100 Gold Street, New York, NY 10038
212-863-5610 for English
Find Affordable Housing (Current Opportunities)
NYC Housing Connect (Guides)
Mitchell-Lama Housing
City-Sponsored Home Ownership
Complaints & Inspections: call 311

NYC Housing Development Corporation
110 William Street, New York, NY 10038
Find Apartments for Rent
Find Apartments for Sale

New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA)
250 Broadway, New York, NY 10007
General Inquiries: 212-306-3000
Customer Contact Center: 718-707-7771
Manhattan Borough Management Office: 917-206-3500
How to Apply for Public Housing

NYC Human Resources Administration
Anti-Eviction Legal Services
Anti-Harassment Legal Services: call the Tenant Protection Hotline at 917-661-4505

NYC Rent Freeze Program
Helps those eligible stay in affordable housing by freezing their rent. Under this program, a property tax credit covers the difference between the actual rent amount and what you (the tenant) are responsible for paying at the frozen rate.
Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE)
Disabled Rent Increase Exemption Program (DRIE)

NYS Homes & Community Renewal (HCR)
641 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York 10022
Mitchell-Lama Hotline: 866-463-7753

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
26 Federal Plaza #3541, New York, NY 10278
Multi-Family Complaint Line: 800-685-8470
Low Rent Apartment Search

Local Resources

116th Block Association Inc.
Develops and manages affordable housing
55 East 115th Street, New York, NY 10029

C&C Apartment Management LLC
Manages affordable housing
1735 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10035

Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS)
Homeless Street Outreach, Supportive and Transitional Housing
198 East 121st Street, New York, NY 10035

El Barrio’s Operation Fight Back
Develops and manages affordable housing
421 East 120th Street, New York, NY 10035

Habitat for Humanity New York City
Builds or renovates single family homes or multiple family apartment condominiums 
111 John Street, 23rd Floor, New York, NY 10038

Hope Community Inc.
Develops and manages affordable housing
174 East 104th Street, New York, NY 10029

K & R Realty Management
Manages affordable housing
316 West 118th St, New York, NY 10026

Lott Community Development Corporation
Develops and manages affordable housing
421 East 116th Street, New York, NY 10035

Manhattan North Management 
(Tahl-Propp Equities)
Manages affordable housing
107 East 129th Street, New York, NY 10035

Picture the Homeless
104 East 126th Street, New York, NY 10035

Services for the Underserved (S:US)
HomeBase Manhattan
Homeless Prevention Community Resource Center
2276 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10035

Urban Homestead Assistance Board (UHAB)
2283 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10035

Other Resources

Coalition for the Homeless
Provides housing and services for the homeless through various programs.
129 Fulton Street, New York, NY 10038

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House
Provides a comprehensive network of programs and services to homeless and formerly homeless men and women to help them gain independence and stability
331 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021

NYC Commission on Human Rights

New York City Rent Guidelines Board

New York State Association for Affordable Housing

New York State Division of Human Rights

Women in Need Inc. (WIN)
Offers transitional housing and supportive housing in Manhattan and the Bronx
115 West 31st Street, New York, NY 10001

Legal Advice for Housing Issues

Eviction Intervention Services Housing Resource Center
Housing attorneys offer tenants one-on-one advice during clinic hours, which are offered twice per week. To speak with someone at a clinic, you MUST have an appointment. Call (212) 308-2210 Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. to make an appointment. Clinics are at 1233 Second Ave, New York, NY (between 64th & 65th Streets)

Legal Aid Society: Harlem Community Law Office
Provides free legal representation for eligible tenant associations, low income housing cooperatives (co-ops), shareholders, and/or community groups in Manhattan.
2090 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd, New York, NY 10027

Housing Court Answers
Telephone assistance hotline operates from 9:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Staff and volunteers can provide info on housing code enforcement, violations, and other landlord/tenant issues.

Legal Services NYC
Assists and defends low-income individuals with housing-related issues
Upper Manhattan Office
Offers assistance regarding the rights of rent-regulated tenants, holdover proceedings, non-payment proceedings, emergency rent assistance, obtaining repairs, Section 8, NYCHA, SCRIE.

Metropolitan Council on Housing
Offers hotline for advice and resources on defending tenants’ rights
61 East 4th Street (Between 2nd Ave & Bowery)

Mobilization for Justice
Offers advice, counsel, and representation to low-income tenants in Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Manhattan to prevent evictions and to protect tenants’ rights in obtaining repairs to make apartments and buildings habitable.

Tenants and Neighbors
Works to protect tenant rights and affordable housing that is rent regulated housing, federally subsidized housing and city and state-subsidized Mitchell Llama housing

Urban Homesteading Assistance Program
Helps tenants develop their building into housing co-operatives. Provides legal advice to Resident Association members.