New York State Division of Veterans' Services

General Housing Information

Housing

Affordable Housing

  • Are you looking for an affordable apartment?

New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) is the State’s affordable housing agency, with a mission to build, preserve, and protect affordable housing and increase homeownership throughout New York State. HCR programs include:

To learn more, visit here.

Homelessness

  • Are you currently experiencing or at risk of homelessness?

The US Department of Veterans Affairs’ programs assist thousands of homeless and at-risk Veterans each year. These programs include:

  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-VA Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Program, combining HUD housing vouchers with VA supportive services.
  • Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) case management and supportive services to prevent the imminent loss of a Veteran’s home or to rapidly re-house Veterans and their families who are homeless
  • Grant and Per Diem Program for state, local and tribal governments and nonprofits to receive capital grants and per diem payments to develop and operate transitional housing and/or service centers for Veterans who are homeless

To connect with housing resources, please call the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans at 1-877-4AID-VET.

For a list of SSVF providers please visit here.

For a list of Grant and Per Diem grantees in New York please visit here.

To learn more, please visit here.

Homeownership

  • Are you pursuing the dream of homeownership?

The US Department of Veterans Affairs assists Servicemembers, Veterans, and eligible surviving spouses pursue this dream by providing a home loan guaranty benefit and other housing-related programs to help you buy, build, repair, retain, or adapt a home for your own personal occupancy.

To learn more, visit here.

New York State additionally offers further assistance in the form of:

 

Schedule an Appointment with a Veterans Benefits Advisor

1-888-VETS-NYS

(1-888-838-7697)

Contact a Veterans Benefits Advisor

Find a Veterans Benefits Advisor Near You!

or

Schedule an Appointment with a Veterans Benefits Advisor

1-888-VETS-NYS

(1-888-838-7697)

Contact a Veterans Benefits Advisor

Find a Veterans Benefits Advisor Near You!

or