Alternative Housing Resources
Archdiocese of New York
The Archdiocese is large and diverse, with a wide variety of ministries. It has an ongoing mission of spreading the love of God made visible in Jesus Christ to today's men, women and children.
Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City
NHS of NYC revitalizes underserved neighborhoods by creating and preserving affordable housing and providing opportunities for homeownership education, financial assistance and community leadership. Working in partnership with government and business, we are led by local residents and guided by local needs.
Hope Community, Inc.
Hope Community, Inc. is committed to building better communities and enriching the lives of the people who live and work within them. Hope seeks to rebuild the physical infrastructure of East Harlem by creating attractive, high-quality affordable rental and owner-occupied housing. Hope seeks to strengthen the social fabric of the neighborhood by contributing to the growth and success of neighborhood businesses, by assisting local residents enhance their lives and incomes, by organizing community events and activities, and by sponsoring improvement projects.
The Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS)
CUCS’ mission is to end homelessness for as many people as possible and to provide opportunities for low income individuals and families, particularly those living with disabling conditions, to be productive members of the community.
Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC)
Our mission is to provide resources and support to our community's poorest residents, empowering them to secure economic stability and to be active participants in their community. NMIC’s client-centered programs minimize evictions; improve the most hazardous housing stock; educate and train residents to get better jobs; expand quality childcare by creating family-run businesses, assure clients of entitlements and intervene to bring lasting peace and stability to women and children subject to domestic violence. We are community organizers who assure all our programs give residents a greater voice in the decisions that affect their lives.
Fifth Avenue Committee, Inc.
The mission of Fifth Avenue Committee, Inc. (FAC) is to advance social and economic justice in South Brooklyn principally by developing and managing affordable housing and community facilities, creating economic opportunities, organizing residents and workers, providing student-centered adult education opportunities, and combating displacement caused by gentrification.
Pratt Area Community Council
PACC embraces a vision in which people strive together to build an equitable, diverse, engaged, and flourishing community in central Brooklyn.
Mount Hope Housing Company
Mount Hope Housing Company, Inc. is a community development organization that rehabilitates and manages affordable housing as well as providing a robust array of services to help its residents achieve new opportunities to move up the economic ladder.
Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation
The mission of the Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation (RDRC) is to promote the revitalization of the Rockaway community’s economic base and neighborhoods and to assist its residents in securing an improved “quality of life.”