Affordable Housing

The Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) offers affordable housing programs throughout the City.

NYC Housing Connect

Through HPD's NYC Housing Connect website, you can search and apply for affordable housing.

NYC Mitchell-Lama Connect

View Mitchell-Lama developments that are accepting entries. You can create or update your account and enter waiting list lotteries.

Mitchell-Lama apartments are sold or rented through waiting lists kept by each development.

NYC Housing Development Corporation

Get information about NYC Housing Development Corporation-financed developments accepting applications for apartments.

Each HPD program has different eligibility and application requirements and the time between applying and when you may be offered an opportunity to rent or buy housing varies. Please note that applying for these programs is not a guarantee that you will receive housing or be contacted, even if you qualify for the property for which you applied.

*Applicants to City-subsidized affordable housing are not required to pay a fee to apply. If you are asked to pay a fee to apply, contact the HPD Office of the Inspector General at (212) 825-3502.