To be considered for an apartment in a public housing development, you must submit a completed application.

Applicants select a first and second borough choice, and provide information about:
  • Their total household income
  • Family composition
  • Current living situation

Additional information:

  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
  • Public Housing Priority Codes 
  • Certified N0, N1 and W0 Public Housing Applications
  • After You Apply

    Applications are:

    • Assigned a priority code based upon information provided 
    • Placed on NYCHA’s preliminary waiting list for an eligibility interview
    Within 2 weeks of receipt of your application, you will receive an acknowledgment letter. This application will be in force for two years from the date of receipt.