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New York Housing Search .Gov

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NYS Homes and Community Renewal (HCR)


NYHousingSearch.Gov is a free public services provided by the NYS Division of Homes and Community Renewal (HCR). 

The fast, easy-to-use, free search lets people look for rental housing using a wide variety of criteria and special mapping features. Housing listings display detailed information about each unit. The service also provides links to housing resources and helpful tools for renters such as an affordability calculator, rental checklist, and information about renter rights and responsibilities.



  • 1-877-428-8844, Toll Free, toll-free, bilingual call center available Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 8:00 pm EDT English, Spanish
  • 7-1-1, NY Relay English, Spanish


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Information and support for individuals and families with behavioral, emotional, physical and/or mental health challenges.

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Information regarding the discrimination against people with physical/mental disabilities, as well as information on protective services.

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