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  • Advantage (Unavailable)

    Also known as Work Advantage, Advantage was a rental subsidy provided to households that lived in the homeless shelter system for at least 60 days. In order to qualify, at least one adult per family was required to...

  • Capital Grant Low-Rent Assistance (Projects Under Regulation)

    The Capital Grant Low-Rent Assistance Program provided a rental subsidy to Mitchell-Lama residents. Under the program, New York State Homes...

  • Continuum of Care

    The Continuum of Care Program (CoC) is designed to assist individuals (including unaccompanied youth) and families experiencing homelessness and to provide the services needed to help such individuals move into...

  • Disability Rent Increase Exemption

    The Disability Rent Increase Exemption Program (DRIE) exempts disabled renters from some or all rent increases, and exempts disabled limited-equity owners from their cooperatives carrying charges, capital...

  • Emergency Solutions Grants

    The Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) program, formerly the Emergency Shelter Grants Program, is designed to be the first step in a continuum of assistance to prevent homelessness and to enable homeless individuals...

  • Family Homelessness and Eviction Prevention Supplement

    Family Homelessness and Eviction Prevention Supplement (FHEPS) is a rent supplement for families who are moving from homeless shelters to stable housing, or who are in danger of losing their current housing. FHEPS...

  • Family Self-Sufficiency Program

    Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) is a program that enables HUD-assisted families to increase their earned income and reduce their dependence on welfare assistance and rental subsidies. Public Housing Agencies (PHAs)...

  • Family Unification Program

    The Family Unification Program (FUP) is a special purpose Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance...

  • HOME Investment Partnership

    Created under the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act, the HOME Investment Partnership Program provides funds to finance activities that build, buy, and rehabilitate affordable housing for rental or...

  • Homeownership and Opportunity for People Everywhere IV (Unavailable)

    The HOPE IV program is a demonstration that combines rental assistance with case management and supportive services to help very low-income, seniors remain in an independent living environment and to prevent their...

  • Housing Assistance Corporation

    The Housing Assistance Corporation (HAC) is a subsidiary of NYC Housing Development Corporation (HDC). HAC can receive money from any source (including HDC or New York City government agencies) to assist rental...

  • Housing Development Action Grants (Unavailable)

    The Housing Development Action Grant (HODAG) program – sponsored by Senators Christopher Dodd (D-CT) and Charles Schumer (D-NY) – was a federal program that replaced 15 years of rental subsidies with a one-time,...

  • Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS

    The Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA) program, with funds from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), helps grantees provide housing assistance and related supportive services to...

  • HUD Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing

    The HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program combines Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)...

  • Living in Communities Rent Program (Unavailable)

    Following the ending of the Advantage program (jointly funded by NYS and NYC), the de Blasio administration established the Living in...

  • Loan Management Set-Aside

    The Section 8 Loan Management Set Aside Program (LMSA) for projects with HUD-insured and HUD-held mortgages is designed to reduce claims on HUD’s insurance fund by stabilizing the financial condition of...

  • Mixed Income Rental Program (Projects Under Regulation)

    The Mixed Income Rental Program provides subsidies to rental housing affordable to households earning up to 60 percent of Area Median Income (AMI). Twenty percent of the units must either serve formerly-homeless...

  • NYS HOME Local Program

    The New York State Home Local (NYS HOME) program is administered by the New York State Housing Trust Fund Corporation (NYS HTFC). The program uses federal HOME Investment Partnership Program funds to expand the...

  • One Shot Deal Short Term Emergency Assistance

    The One Shot Deal Emergency Assistance program helps people who cannot meet an expense due to an unexpected situation or event. Emergency assistance is provided for, but not limited to, the following situations:...

  • Pathway Home

    Pathway Home is a program that enables families and individuals to move out of shelters by moving in with friends or family members (“host families”). Pathway Home can help these families and individuals...

  • Public Housing

    Public Housing (PH) is constructed, owned, and operated by a public agency. The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) owns and manages public housing units, which are currently funded with project-based subsidies...

  • Rent Stabilization

    In New York City, rent stabilized apartments are those apartments in buildings containing six or more units built between February 1, 1947 and January 1, 1974. Tenants in buildings of six or more units built before...

  • Rent Supplement Program (Projects Under Regulation)

    Within the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1965, Congress authorized the Rent Supplement Program, which provided rental subsidies to low-income tenants living in privately-owned housing. The program was created...

  • Rental Assistance Demonstration

    The Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) was created in order to give Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) a powerful tool to preserve and improve public housing properties and address the $26 billion dollar nationwide...

  • Rental Assistance for Non-Elderly Persons with Disabilities

    Since 1997, Housing Choice Vouchers (HCVs) have been awarded under different special purpose voucher program...

  • Rental Assistance Payments (Projects Under Regulation)

    The Rental Housing Assistance Program (RAP) was established by the Homes and Community Development Act of 1974 to provide additional rental assistance subsidy to property owners on behalf of very low-income tenants....

  • Section 8 Home Ownership Program

    The New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) Section 8 Home Ownership Program provides voucher assistance for families in

    Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

    Created under the Homes and Community Development Act of 1974, the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program is a nationwide program that provides rental assistance and a homeownership option to low-income households....

  • Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Program (Projects Under Regulation)

    Section 8 Project-Based Vouchers (PBVs) are a component of a Public Housing Authority’s (PHA’s) Housing...

  • Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities

    Through the Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities program, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds development and rental housing subsidies with the availability of...

  • Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption

    The Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) Program exempts low-income renters who are 62 or older eligible from some or all rent increases, and exempts low-income senior owners eligible from their...

  • Tenant Protection Vouchers

    Tenant protection vouchers (TPVs) assist Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) with relocation or replacement housing needs that result from the demolition, disposition, or mandatory conversion of public housing units....

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