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    Heat Season begins.

    From October 1 to May 31, residential property owners are required to maintain indoor temperatures at 68 degrees when outdoor temperatures fall below 55 degrees during the day. Indoor temperatures must also be a minimum of 62 degrees overnight, reglardless of outdoor temperatures.

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    ERAP can provide up to 12 months of back rent paid plus 3 months of future rent and other assistance. All payments will be made directly to the landlord/property owner. Landlords can apply on tenant's behalf. 

    Learn more and apply at otda.ny.gov/erap

Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Officials Cutting the Ribbon at Bronx Commons
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    Mayor Bill de Blasio joined Deputy Mayor Vicki Been, Louise Carroll, and HDC to announced that New York City secured 28,310 affordable homes through new construction and preservation deals in Fiscal Year 2021.

    Your Home NYC remains on track to creating and preserving 200,000 affordable homes by the end of the administration and 300,000 affordable homes by 2026.

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    HPD, program and community partners, elected officials, and volunteers celebrated the start of an expanded Homeowner Help Desk -- a program that assists homeowners at risk of being displaced from their communities.

    If you are a homeowner in need of support, call 1-855-HOME-456 or learn more at homeownerhelpny.org

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    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!

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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