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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

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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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    HPD released a competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) for Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) developers to transform two City-owned sites in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn into affordable housing. The two 100% affordable projects will create approximately 180 new affordable homes, mainly serving low-income families, and with one site dedicated to homes for seniors as part of the City’s Seniors First initiative.

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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