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NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development
Residential Building Owners

Building Rehabilitation Loans
Building before renovation under Small Buildings Loan Program 
Building after renovation under Small Buildings Loan Program 
686 Washington Ave. in Brooklyn
Before/After Rehabilitation Financed through Small Buildings Loan Program
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. Only buildings with low and moderate rent levels are eligible for these loans. Real estate tax benefits may be available to borrowers.

Sometimes, these low-interest funds are combined with financing from a lending institution to provide a low-cost loan tailored to the owner's needs. Depending on the loan, borrowers may be required to make a cash payment toward the project's total cost as equity. The loan may cover limited acquisition or refinancing costs, but only if most of the loan is reserved for rehabilitation costs.

Is the New York City residential building you own in need of repairs?
Fill out this form to contact HPD loan experts to discuss how they can help you address your building's needs with a variety of low-interest loans.

Owners' Night: An Evening Dedicated to Helping New York City's Property Owners
Roughly twice 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 event by Clicking Here.

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 telephone 212-863-8330 or email:

If you would like to receive e-mails from the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development with information for residential building owners, including details about upcoming Owners' Nights, visit the NYC HPD E-mail Update Subscription Center.


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