If You Need Housing

If you need housing ... and are on SSI or Public Assistance:

  • Supportive housing: If you have a verifiable medical need you may be eligible  – this is a 20 page list of housing  CLICK HERE

  • Public housing:  For information or to apply on-line CLICK HERE

  • HPD housing lottery (usually for people with jobs): This affordable housing list is updated several times per month.  To apply, you must register first.  After registration, to apply for different buildings, you simply click on boxes on the computer screen. CLICK HERE

  • Section 8: Primarily for domestic violence & ACS referrals CLICK HERE

If you need housing ... and have a job and can verify your income:

  • Mitchell Lama middle income housing: Income guidelines and rents are sometimes lower than middle income level.  This link will show you a list that includes housing with short waiting lists. CLICK HERE

  • New York State's list of apartments for rent by private landlords: CLICK HERE

  • Mutual Housing of NY: Often has very affordable apartments. CLICK HERE

  • Pratt Area Community Council: lists all types of available housing, some with links to apply. CLICK HERE

  • Apartments often available: Some apartments are affordable,some are not. To see buildings CLICK HERE. For applications: Omni New York LLC, 885 Second Ave., fl 31, NY, NY 10017, (646) 502-7200, E-Mail: info@onyllc.com

  • Apartment broker list:  This is an on-line listing assembled by Information for Families of brokers of lower-cost or Section 8 apartments. CLICK HERE

  • Affordable home ownership:  From UHAB (Urban Homesteading Assistance Board). CLICK HERE and CLICK HERE

  • HPD housing lottery: This affordable housing list is updated several times per month.  To apply, you must register first.  After registration, to apply for different buildings, you simply click on boxes on the computer screen. CLICK HERE

  • Section 8: Primarily for domestic violence & ACS referrals. CLICK HERE

  • NYCHA's list of available affordable apartments:  $1000 - $1500. CLICK HERE

This link leads you to HUD's database of all affordable housing in the US: CLICK HERE

If you need help with rent payments & other resources:

  • Eviction & rental assistance & more:  Resources from Coalition for the Homeless founded by Emmaus friends Bob Hayes & Mary Brosnahan. CLICK HERE 

  • HOMEBASE workshops: Information from NYC Department of Homeless Services on getting help with rental payments and other resources. CLICK HERE

Emmaus House - Harlem

160 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027

To volunteer at Emmaus please contact:

info@emmaushouse-harlem.org   +   212-749-9404

 

 

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