Housing and Advocacy

We Are Here to Help with your Housing Needs

FDC provides housing support and eviction prevention by: Accompanying clients to NYCHA administrative and OTDA Fair Hearings to advocate for their rights; Reviewing DHCR rent histories, MCI increases, and lease renewals; Addressing overcharges with landlords directly; Requesting repairs via mail, phone, and HP action; Providing subsidy applications for SCRIE, DRIE, public assistance, Section 8, assisting tenants with applying for arrears grants, and more; FDC is an HPD Housing Ambassador and assists with NYC housing lottery access and applications; Assisting with apartment searches; Facilitating senior housing applications; and Coordinating housing clinics and workshops on Reasonable Accommodations, Source of Income Discrimination, Domestic Violence rights in housing, and more.

E-mail us at housing@fdconline.org with any questions you may have about your housing situation or to set up an appointment with one of our housing counselors.

Housing Assistance

Legal Resources

We help tenants find free legal representation in housing court proceedings, obtain repairs, and file suits against their landlord for repairs and/or harassment. Click Arrow to Contact Us.

Domestic Violence Resources

Our supportive staff can help domestic violence survivors navigate housing discrimination due to their status. Learn More.

Housing Application Assistance

We can help you apply for: SCRIE/DRIE, affordable housing, public housing, housing subsidies and/or vouchers, reasonable accommodations, arrears grants, etc. Learn More.

Application for Benefits and Entitlements

Our Case Managers can help you apply for, SNAP, HEAP, and other support services. Learn More.

Help with Voucher Applications

We will help you apply for City FHEPS, Section 8, and Emergency Housing Voucher programs. Click the Arrow to contact us.

General Housing Assistance

Our Case Managers can help you figure out if your apartment is rent regulated, research your landlord, and help with lease renewals. Click the Arrow to contact us.

Legal Resources

We help tenants find free legal representation in housing court proceedings, obtain repairs, and file suits against their landlord for repairs and/or harassment. Click Arrow to Contact Us.

Domestic Violence Resources

Our supportive staff can help domestic violence survivors navigate housing discrimination due to their status. Learn More.

Housing Application Assistance

We can help you apply for: SCRIE/DRIE, affordable housing, public housing, housing subsidies and/or vouchers, reasonable accommodations, arrears grants, etc. Learn More.

Application for Benefits and Entitlements

Our Case Managers can help you apply for, SNAP, HEAP, and other support services. Learn More.

General Housing Assistance

Our Case Managers can help you figure out if your apartment is rent-regulated, research your landlord, and help with lease renewals. Click the Arrow to contact us.

Help with Voucher Applications

We will help you apply for City FHEPS, Section 8, and Emergency Housing Voucher programs. Click the Arrow to contact us.

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