NYC Affordable Housing Resource Center
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Welcome to the New York City Affordable Housing Resource Center. Here you will find information on all aspects of City housing, including renting an apartment, buying a home, and apartment maintenance issues. Through this site, you will also find all of the City's affordable housing lottery listings.


Hot Topics
Are you looking for an affordable apartment?
Are you interested in public housing?
Are you interested in Section 8 housing?
Are you about to be evicted from your home?
Do you lack heat/hot water or have other maintenance problems in your apartment?
Are you looking for legal help in a housing matter?
Are you a senior or person with a disability looking for housing?




NYCHA Has Section 8 Apts. For Rent
NYCHA Section 8 voucher holders who want to transfer to a Section 8 eligible apartment within a NYCHA development, can now begin the transfer process by registering on the NYCHA website.
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NYC Housing and Vacancy Survey report CD

NYC Housing and Vacancy Survey
The New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey (HVS) is the most comprehensive and reliable housing market survey conducted in any city in the United States. Purchase the report in CD format online at CityStore.
Buy online

NYC Rent Guidelines Board

New Renewal Lease Guidelines for Rent-Stabilized Apartments
The NYC Rent Guidelines Board has released renewal lease guidelines for rent-stabilized apartments, lofts, and hotels. For renewal leases on apartments commencing on or after October 1, 2014, and on or before September 30, 2015, the annual adjustment for one-year leases is 1% and for two-year leases, 2.75%.
Read the guidelines



Making Home Affordable
Making Home Affordable is part of President Obama's comprehensive strategy to get the housing market back on track. Through the Making Home Affordable Program, up to 9 million American families may be eligible to refinance or modify their loans to a payment that is affordable now and into the future.
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Rent Guidelines Board Studies

Rent Guidelines Board Reports
The NYC Rent Guidelines Board has released all six research reports of the 2014 season: the Housing Supply Report, the Changes to the Rent Stabilized Housing Stock in NYC in 2013 study, the Price Index of Operating Costs study, the Mortgage Survey Report, the Income and Expense Study, and the Income and Affordability Study. All are available for download on the NYC Rent Guidelines Board Web site.
Read the reports
Housing News

Resources
NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development (HPD)

  NYC Housing Authority (NYCHA)

  NYC Housing Development Corporation (HDC)

  NYC Department of Homeless Services (DHS)

  NYC Rent Guidelines Board (RGB)

  NYS Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR)

  NYC Department for the Aging (DFTA)

  NYC Human Resources Administration (HRA)

  NYC Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD)

  NYC Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA)

  NYC Mayor's Office of Veterans Affairs

  NYC Department of Finance (DOF)

  NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA)

  NYC Commission on Human Rights (CCHR)