Use the NYC Housing Connect Map or the current opportunities filter to find affordable housing lotteries that are currently accepting applications. You may search the opportunities by borough, income level, and/or household size to find the lotteries that you may be eligible for.
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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.
The Mitchell-Lama program provides affordable rental and cooperative housing to moderate- and middle-income families. Learn more about the Mitchell-Lama program, and how to apply on our Mitchell-Lama page.