Graphic with the text about where to get free legal advice


    The Eviction Moratorium has expired, but it is always illegal for your landlord to lock you out of your apartment or cut off utilities - regardless of immigration status. Call 311 and ask for the Tenant Helpline for free legal advice.

eviction moritoirum ends 1/15

cover of the HNY Final Report


    Through Housing New York, we took decisive action to build a just, equitable, and prosperous city for future generations to come. With City agencies, counterparts in State and Federal government, elected officials, and partners in the industry, we’ve worked to tackle the city’s affordable housing challenges head on.

    Read the Housing New York: Final Report.

City officials and partners celebrating announcement of 200,000 units

    Mayor de Blasio, Deputy Mayor Been, HPD Commissioner Carroll, and HDC President Enderlin announced the record production of 200,000 affordable housing units during this Administration.

    To date the Housing New York plan has served 500,000 New Yorkers, nearly half of whom earn less than $42,000 per year.


    We've taken your feedback and designed a new version of NYC Housing Connect to make the affordable housing process easier, more accessible, and user-friendly.

    New features include: more affordable housing opportunities, customizable search, enhanced application process, streamlined selection process, and a user friendly design.

    Sign up for a new account today!

What can we help you find?

COVID-19 Updates: Learn about how to get help now, find housing resources, and access HPD services.

New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development

Established in 1978, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) promotes the quality and affordability of the city's housing and the strength and diversity of its many neighborhoods.

HPD works to achieve this mission by:

  • Preserving affordable housing and protecting tenants
  • Developing new affordable housing
  • Enforcing the Housing Maintenance Code
  • Engaging neighborhoods in planning