Ready to Rent

Ready to Rent: Financial Counseling for Affordable Housing is a new way to help New Yorkers prepare to apply for affordable housing. This spring, go to one of the community events held by participating Housing Ambassadors to learn:

  • how to prepare and apply for NYC affordable housing lotteries
  • how housing-focused financial counseling can put you in a better position to apply

Housing Ambassadors and financial counselors are working together to help you. Find an upcoming event below and get to know the people and resources available! You can also schedule a one-on-one financial counseling session directly by calling 311 and asking for "financial counseling for affordable housing."

The Ready to Rent flyer is available in the following languages:

বাংলা ভাষা (Bengali)

Español (Spanish)

简体中文 (Chinese)

한국어 (Korean) 

Kreyol Ayisyien (Haitian Creole)

 عربي (Arabic) 

Русский (Russian)








Upcoming Events


Ready to Rent is funded by the City Speaker’s Office and is a collaborative effort between the Departments of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and Consumer Affairs’ Office of Financial Empowerment (DCA OFE), with special programming by Ariva.