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New Resources for affordable homeownership

Center For NYC Neighborhoods (CNYCN) | Center for NYC Neighborhoods (CNYCN) / NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) / NYS Attorney General’s Office (OAG)

1. How it Works

The Center for NYC Neighborhoods (CNYCN) connects homeowners to free resources and services. Help is available for every stage of homeownership.

As a homeowner, you can get free help and guidance for:

  • Mortgage Help: If you’re at risk for missing mortgage payments or are already in foreclosure.
  • Foreclosure: Explore options when you’re unable to pay your mortgage.
  • Flooding: Learn about how rising sea levels and flood insurance costs can affect homeownership. Access free online resources at
  • Scam Prevention: Identify common scams and learn how to avoid and report them.
  • Rehabs and Retrofits: Invest in the future of your family and property.

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2. How to Apply

2. How to apply

Here are your options.

Apply online

Visit the Center for NYC Neighborhoods to explore resources for home buyers and homeowners.

You can also contact the Homeowner Hub online for help. You’ll be asked about:

  1. Your county of residence. If you don’t know your county, enter your borough.
  2. Whether you’re a homeowner in New York.
  3. The type of aid or assistance you need.
  4. Your contact information.

After you submit this information, you’ll be contacted with next steps.

Homeowner Hub

Apply by phone

Come back to it later.
We can send you a link to this page to help you get back to it when you’re ready.

More ways to get help with this program

Visit the website

Visit the Center for NYC Neighborhoods to explore resources for home buyers and homeowners.

Call 311

Ask for “Center for NYC Neighborhoods”.


Call the Center for NYC Neighborhoods with any questions about homeownership at 646-786-0888.

Last Updated Wednesday, September 22nd, 12:38pm

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