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