Helpful Housing Resources

Housing Connect

This city site allows you to find and apply for affordable housing by entering your household information.

Cooling Assistance Benefit

Free air conditioner cost assistance that includes installation fees up to $800. First come first serve until funds are run out. Check out eligibility guidelines and apply as soon as possible. 

Home Energy Assistance Programs (HEAP):

HEAP provides money for fuel, utility sources, equipment/repairs during the winter season for eligible houses. The City can either pay the cost directly to the company, or to the household.

Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCV)- Help Paying Rent:

Section 8 of the Housing Choice Voucher Program helps low and moderate income families rent homes. Usually, families have to pay no more than 40 percent of their monthly income on their rent and the rest is paid for by the NYCHA to the owner on the family's behalf.

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A list of emergency resources for financial, housing, food, mental health services, and more.