- My NYPL
New & Notable
Made at NYPL
Tools and Services
- Using the Library
I am a...
- Classes & Events
- Support the Library
Best of the Web: Community Information » Housing / Homelessness » Housing
Accomodations for People with Disabilities (NYC Housing Authority)
NYCHA is committed to providing housing for people with disabilities. Answers to frequently asked questions regarding accessible housing can be found here.
Affordable Housing Directory
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.
EIS - Eviction Intervention Services
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.
How to Handle Problems with a Co-op's Board of Directors
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.
How to Handle Problems with a Condominium's Board of Managers
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.
Jewish Association for Services for the Aged -- Housing
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.
NYC Housing Development Corporation
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.
Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption Program Guide
A guide that includes information about who is eligible to participate, how to apply, and the rights and responsibilities of tenants and landlords.
Subsidized Apartment Search
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).