Below are important links to resources that seniors will find helpful as well as those researching on their behalf. These are all state, federal or local government supported programs for low income persons on and around Long Island.
Suffolk County Subsidized Rental Opportunities
Subsidized rental opportunities are available throughout Suffolk County, though demand far exceeds supply. Click here for a list of properties compiled by the Suffolk County Planning Department.
Nassau County Low Income Housing
To meet the problem of housing for low income senior citizens, the towns, cities and some villages in Nassau County have built specially designed housing developments. Income, assets and residency requirements vary. Contact the appropriate housing authority for application.
Nassau County Other Senior Citizen Housing
There are a limited number of other housing developments ranging from the low to middle-income levels. Preference is usually given to local community residents
Nassau and Suffolk Low Income/Subsidized Rental Housing
A comprehensive list of housing programs that make rental housing more readily available to homeless people and/or low-income individuals and families (those below 50% of the area’s median income). Some complexes or housing units may be reserved for low-income older adults, people with disabilities and/or other special populations.
Long Island Housing Partnership
The lack of affordable housing in Long Island has a major impact in all aspects of Long Island society. Long Island Housing Partnership is a not-for-profit housing developer here to help.
Applying for Public Housing (Queens and Brooklyn)
The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) provides decent and affordable housing in a safe and secure living environment for low- and moderate-income residents throughout the five boroughs.
New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC)
HDC finances rental properties reserved for households that meet certain income restrictions, commonly referred to as either low-income or middle-income. There is no application fee, facilitator, outside expediter, or broker involved in this process.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
PHA Contact Information for New York State. This listing is ordered by city or view it ordered by zip. HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all.
Housing Choice Voucher Program Section 8
The housing choice voucher program is the federal government’s major program for assisting very low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing in the private market.
Nassau County Adult Homes And Residential Facilities
Facility which have Medicaid or other Assisted Living Programs. Lists phone numbers and links to facility websites.
Suffolk County Adult Care Facilities
Adult Care Facilities in Suffolk County with Assisted Living Programs
Community Development Corporation of Long Island
The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program provides rental assistance to low-income families through Federal funds administered by the New York State Homes & Community Renewal (HCR). Often referred to by the portion of the legislation that authorized the program, “Section 8” provides assistance to over 2 million low-income people nationwide each year.