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: 

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.