Resources

Tenant Resource Fairs
HPD partners with local elected officials, community groups, and City agencies to organize Tenant Resource Fairs

Resources for People with Disabilities
HPD provides useful resources for people with disabilities

Housing Ambassadors
HPD partners with community-based service providers who help people prepare and apply for affordable housing. Learn more about the Housing Ambassadors

Freeze Your Rent
The NYC Rent Freeze Program The NYC Rent Freeze Program, which includes the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) Program, and the Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) Program, helps those eligible stay in affordable housing by freezing their rent.

Department for the Aging
The NYC Department for the Aging (DFTA) provides a comprehensive on-line listing of senior housing operating within the five boroughs. The information can be viewed by borough or by entering a zip code for the desired area.

Department of Homeless Services
If you are in need of immediate emergency shelter, please visit the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) website, call 311, or visit 311 online.

HASA Housing Services
The Human Resource Administration's HIV & AIDS Service Administration (HASA) provides emergency, transitional, permanent housing assistance and rental assistance services to individuals and families with AIDS.

Homebase
Homebase Homeless Prevention Program is designed to help individuals and families avoid the trauma of homelessness by helping overcome the immediate problems and obstacles that could result in the loss of housing. Currently, Homebase is available to individuals or families in six community districts - Mott Haven/South Bronx (CD1), East Tremont (CD6), Bedford Stuyvesant (CD3), Bushwick (CD4), East Harlem (CD11), and Jamaica (CD12).

Public Housing
The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) provides public housing to low- and moderate-income New Yorkers in 334 public housing developments across the city.