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Accessing Affordable Housing

Finding affordable housing in New York is difficult with different systems and eligibility requirements in each part of the state for Section 8 voucher, a Senior Living Program, Public Housing, etc.

Unfortunately, most with have long waits.

Catholic Charities helps individuals and families understand and walk through the “red tape.”

We can’t jump waiting lists or eligibility criteria but we can help you to be on the right line.

Call the Catholic Charities Helpline at: 888-744-7900 to be directed to a professional case manager in your area.

Here are two other numbers for information and referral specialists:  

  • In New York City dial 311
  • In New York State dial 211 (outside NYC)

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Dial 311 For Help in NYC
Dial 211 For Help in NY
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