As a result of the current public health crisis, many case management tasks are harder to offer at this time, including assistance with housing search. You can call our main number. 212-776-2000, for updates when we are able to re-open our usual services.
If you are in housing and have a housing-related emergency, please call 212-776-2177 and someone will return your call as soon as possible. Our Know Your Rights: Rent and Illegal Lockouts flyer lists the actions to take if your landlord or roommate change your locks during the New York State pause on evictions, which runs through at least June 20, 2020.
Affordable housing can be very challenging to find in a City as expensive as New York. This challenge was made even more difficult for homeless New Yorkers during the last mayoral administration due to changes made in priority for public housing and the elimination of other housing subsidies. The Coalition continues to advocate for prioritizing homeless New Yorkers for public housing and for increased housing options to address this crisis.
Although housing options are limited at present, there may be a program or resource you qualify for listed below (depending on your individual circumstances) — please also use the links included for more detailed information on each type of assistance.
If you are looking for more information on any of the programs above you can also seek assistance by coming to the Coalition’s Crisis Intervention Program.