HPD Commissioner holding the Homeowner Handbook

    The Homeowner Handbook is a comprehensive guide to help New Yorkers navigate the responsibilities of homeownership and access resources to protect and maintain their homes.

    Learn more about the Handbook, and access a free copy by visiting HomeownerHelpNY.org.

Cover of Housing Blueprint

    Crafted with insight from New Yorkers who experienced homelessness, the blueprint focuses not just on creating homes but also on getting New Yorkers into them more quickly.

    The blueprint is the first City housing plan to cover the entire spectrum of New Yorkers' housing needs and options.

Hotel Conversion
Hotel Information Form

    Thanks to recently passed state legislation, HPD is now accepting submissions of potential hotels for conversion to permanent affordable or supportive housing. If you are interested in converting a hotel to housing, please complete the hotel information form.

Aerial rendering of Morris Houses

    HPD, NYCHA, and HDC announced plans and partners to build approximately 195 deeply affordable homes for seniors on an underused section of the Morris Houses II campus in the Morrisania neighborhood of the Bronx. 

    Sol on Park will include a new community health center, a nutrition education facility, and career-training spaces.

graphic of a hand holding a phone and using the NYC Housing connect website

    Are you looking for housing that you can afford? Check out NYC Housing Connect—it's your online portal to find and apply for affordable rental and homeownership opportunities across New York City.

    To learn more, watch our Housing Connect video or explore the portal at nyc.gov/housingconnect.

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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

Programs & Initiatives