How long does it take to get public housing NYC?
Applicants will receive a letter from NYCHA within 30 days acknowledging the date your application was received and the housing priority that you have been assigned based on the information provided in your application.
How do you qualify for public housing in NYC?
In order to be eligible, you must be 18 years old, and your household income needs to be in a specific range for each affordable housing opportunity. Applicants will be required to meet additional guidelines, including asset limits, and tenant selection criteria to qualify.
How many project-based housing assistance waiting lists are there?
There are 2,006 project-based housing assistance waiting lists that are open now for Families and Individuals and an additional 172 that are open now for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities. There are 3 recently discovered project-based waiting lists in California, and Texas. 3 of the 3 waiting lists feature applications available online.
How many Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists are there?
There are currently 1 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting Lists that are open now and will be closing soon. There are 21 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting Lists in New York that are either always open or that have not announced a closing date.
Where can I get help applying for housing connect?
Housing Ambassadors Get help applying for Housing Connect from non-profits across the city. Housing Connect Application Guides Get information about the application process and calculating income. Ready to Rent Get free one-on-one financial counseling and assistance with applications.
How do I check the status of my public housing application?
You can easily update or verify information and check on the status of your application. Register or log on to Self Service. As an applicant, you can: verify if you have been certified to a public housing development waiting list;