NYC Housing Connect

NYC Housing Connect

NYC Housing Connect

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NYC Housing Connect is New Yorkers' portal to find and apply for affordable rental and homeownership opportunities across the five boroughs of New York City.

Visit NYC Housing Connect now to register, then find and apply for affordable housing opportunities!

New York City is committed to the principle of inclusivity in all of its neighborhoods, including supporting New Yorkers to reside in neighborhoods of their choice, regardless of their neighborhood of origin and regardless of the neighborhood into which they want to move.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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What are the features of NYC Housing Connect?

New features of the website include:

  • More affordable housing opportunities: In addition to new affordable rentals, you can also find homeownership opportunities and re-rentals of affordable homes that went through the lottery previously.
  • Customizable search: Filter for the right opportunities directly on the website, searching by borough, income, household size, and more.
  • Enhanced application process: We'll help you calculate your income accurately and help you determine up front what you're eligible for.
  • Streamlined selection process: Submit documents electronically, receive real-time alerts for important deadlines, and move through the process faster.
  • Mobile-friendly design: Apply more easily from the convenience of your phone or tablet.

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How can I apply for affordable housing opportunities?

Visit NYC Housing Connect now to find and apply for affordable housing opportunities!

How can I apply for Mitchell-Lama opportunities?

NYC Mitchell-Lama Connect is your portal to view open waiting list lotteries and the current waiting lists for Mitchell-lama rentals and co-ops. Learn more about the Mitchell-Lama program in New York City.

Where can I sign up to receive email updates from NYC Housing Connect?

If you are not already receiving email updates, please sign up.

I called the applicant hotline and no one answered. What's wrong?

If you call the applicant hotline at 212-863-7990, please leave a voicemail. Our team will call you back as soon as possible. We are temporarily unable to answer calls in real time.

What are the required documents I need for the NYC Housing Connect Eligibility Review?

See our Eligibility Review webpage for a list of required documents.