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  • NYCHA is committed to providing housing for people with disabilities. Answers to frequently asked questions regarding accessible housing can be found here.
  • The New York State Affordable Housing Directory (AHD) is a resource designed to assist you in locating affordable rental housing in the State of New York.
  • Non-profit group offering legal clinics, tenant workshops, housing advocacy programs. Special services include emergency legal assistance for families with children facing eviction and an elder advocacy legal aid program.
  • Intended to address the questions most frequently asked of the Attorney General's office by New Yorkers who live in cooperatives regarding problems with their Boards of Directors.
  • Intended to address the questions most frequently asked of the Attorney General's office by New Yorkers who live in condominiums regarding problems with their Boards of Managers.
  • JASA and its affiliates develop and manage housing for 2,600 persons over age 62 in seven residences, offering opportunities for secure, independent living at affordable rents. Apartments are equipped with special safety features. Group activities and social services foster a community atmosphere. Developments are located in Far Rockaway, Brooklyn, and Manhattan.
  • Information regarding applying for apartments within HDC-financed developments (low-, middle-, and mixed-income). Interested applicants must apply directly to developers, however HDC maintains information about their program as well as a list of HDC-financed developments.
  • A guide that includes information about who is eligible to participate, how to apply, and the rights and responsibilities of tenants and landlords.
  • This site provides a searchable database of subsidized housing units, also known as Section 8 housing. Search by location (state, county, city), housing type, and number of bedrooms. From the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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