Housing Assistance Resources

Housing is a basic need to live. helpNYC maintains listings to help you find housing, ensure you can exercise your housing rights, and find help when you cannot pay your rent or mortgage.


Also visit the Financial Assistance section for more programs to help with other housing related expenses.

Eviction Prevention Programs

Everyone gets behind on rent or mortgage payments. These Eviction Programs can help you with arrears and ensure you have every possible chance to stay in your home.

Affordable Housing

NYC Housing Connect

Housing Preservation & DevelopmentCity of New York
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Listing ID: 1547984667

Through Housing Connect, you can find and apply for affordable rental and homeownership opportunities. To qualify, your household must meet the household income and size requirements for a unit in the affordable development.


If you don't think you meet the income and/or size requirements please still register. There are housing types for all income levels and household sizes.

Mitchell-Lama

Housing Preservation & DevelopmentCity of New York
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Listing ID: 1547984667

The Mitchell-Lama program provides affordable rental and cooperative housing to moderate- and middle-income families. The program was sponsored by New York State Senator MacNeil Mitchell and Assemblyman Alfred Lama, and was signed into law in 1955. There are both New York City supervised Mitchell-Lama developments and New York State supervised Mitchell-Lama developments.