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    Join our diverse team of Housing Inspectors who make sure families have heat and hot water, kids are safe from lead-based paint, and fire safety protections like smoke detectors are present to save lives. Join our diverse team inspecting homes across the city to keep New Yorkers safe!

HPD Commissioner holding the Homeowner Handbook

    The Homeowner Handbook is a comprehensive guide to help New Yorkers navigate the responsibilities of homeownership and access resources to protect and maintain their homes.

    Learn more about the Handbook, and access a free copy by visiting

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    Crafted with insight from New Yorkers who experienced homelessness, the blueprint focuses not just on creating homes but also on getting New Yorkers into them more quickly.

    The blueprint is the first City housing plan to cover the entire spectrum of New Yorkers' housing needs and options.

Hotel Conversion
Hotel Information Form

    Thanks to recently passed state legislation, HPD is now accepting submissions of potential hotels for conversion to permanent affordable or supportive housing. If you are interested in converting a hotel to housing, please complete the hotel information form.

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    Are you looking for housing that you can afford? Check out NYC Housing Connect—it's your online portal to find and apply for affordable rental and homeownership opportunities across New York City.

    To learn more, watch our Housing Connect video or explore the portal at

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New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development

Our mission is to promote quality and affordability in the city's housing, and diversity and strength in the city's neighborhoods.

We do this by:

  • Maintaining building and resident safety and health
  • Creating opportunities for New Yorkers through housing affordability
  • Engaging New Yorkers to build and sustain neighborhood strength and diversity

Because every New Yorker deserves a safe, affordable place to live in a neighborhood they love.

Programs & Initiatives