HPD and its partners create affordable rent-stabilized apartments for households at a wide range of income levels and sizes.
Find your income level in the chart above, and view NYC Housing Connect Map or the current opportunities that are accepting applications. You may filter the opportunities by borough, income level, and/or household size to find the opportunities that you may be eligible for.
Applicants may elect to submit an application by one of two methods: either online or by mail. To submit an application online, visit NYC Housing Connect. To submit an application by mail, you must follow the directions listed in the advertisement. Completed original paper applications must be returned by regular mail only. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered. After the deadline, applications are selected for review through a lottery process.
Before applying, please take time to read and review our helpful guides with more information about getting ready to apply, what to expect, calculating your income, and after you apply:
|Ready, Set, Apply!
Getting ready to apply for affordable housing takes time - and it means more than just filling out paperwork. This guide will help you get organized so you can put together a strong application.
|What to Expect
This step-by-step guide explains what to expect when applying for affordable housing in New York City.
Your income is an important part of your affordable housing application. This guide shows you how to calculate your income.
|After You Apply
If your application is selected, this guide provides checklists and resources to help you prepare for your affordable housing interview.
Watch the video below that explains what applicants can expect to experience during the application process for HPD or HDC's affordable housing lotteries.
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