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Program Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Applicants must have a permanent disability.
  • Applicants must reside within the 5 boroughs of New York City.
  • Applicant must meet the Section 8 Income Limits by Household Size. The table below gives the maximum income allowed, by household size, under Section 8 rules for Fiscal Year 2018. These numbers are updated each year and are for the New York Metro FMR Area and represent HUD's definition of 'Low-Income.'

    Household Size Maximum Income
    1 $58,450
    2 $66,800
    3 $75,150
    4 $83,450
    5 $90,150
    6 $96,850
    7 $103,500
    8 $110,200

  • The building owner or representative must allow MOPD & HPD to perform the work. Sample Approval Letter