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Affordable housing is important for every individual and every family. To find all of the City's affordable housing lottery listings or learn about other aspects of City housing, including renting an apartment, buying a home, and apartment maintenance issues go to the Affordable Housing Resource Center. Click here for more information.

The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) operates 336 developments in all five boroughs. If you wish to be considered for any of these developments, please fill out an “Application for Apartment” form. The application is available on NYCHA’s website or at one of their Customer Contact Centers.

  • Bronx/Manhattan 478 East Fordham Road, 2nd Floor Bronx, NY 10458
  • Queens 59-17 Junction Blvd., 2nd Floor Corona, NY 11368
  • Brooklyn/Staten Island 787 Atlantic Avenue, 2nd Floor Brooklyn, NY 11238

You can also speak to one of NYCHA’s Customer Contact Center Representatives at (718) 707-7771 to check the status of your application.

There are a variety of community based program providers, such as The Osborne Association and, for formerly incarcerated men, The Fortune Society, that (both provide help to formerly incarcerated men), that can help dads with a host of services including housing. For a more complete list, click here.