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NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development
Residential Building Owners

Financial and Managerial Advice

Building Rehabilitation Loans

HPD offers eligible owners a variety of low-interest loans for moderate to major renovations of vacant or occupied smaller buildings as well as buildings with more than 20 units. To learn more please click here    

Heat and Hot Water Efficiency in Residential Buildings, Code Enforcement, Managing residential safety and Section 8

Dealing with heat and hot water systems in residential buildings can be challenging, even for the most sophisticated building owners. To help with these problems, HPD offers a free on-line heat and hot water buildings systems class. We also offer a podcast on what conditions may result in  a Code violation and how to clear violations, as well as videos on what a Code Enforcement inspection looks like and how to improve apartment building safety and safety on blocks where there is vacant residential property. There are also podcasts concerning Section 8 issues for Landlords. Click Here

Introduction to Property Management

This multi-session courses covers the housing maintenance code, violations and how to remove them, building management, finance, tenant relations, navigating housing court, environmental health problems and more.

To learn more about these and other classes, please visit the Public Outreach and Education description page. Click Here 
Owners Night: An Evening Dedicated to Helping NYC Property Owners

Roughly once each month, HPD invites owners in a targeted community to an Owners Night event where representatives of many governmental and community-based organizations present the services they offer and answer questions concerning how to maintain and improve homes, buildings and neighborhoods. You can see any scheduled upcoming classes and events at  http://gv-iis-wbappd08/POEclasses/MenuCalendar.aspx

Contact us: If you would like to ask any question about an upcoming Owners Night or about an instructor-led or e-learning class, please call (212) 863-8830 or

Useful Information about Housing Rules and Regulations for Building Owners and Tenants: ABCs of Housing (PDF)

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