New York City Deptartment of Housing Preservation and Development

100 Gold Street
New York, New York County, New York 10038

New York City Deptartment of Housing Preservation and Development is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program.

New York City Deptartment of Housing Preservation and Development offers Section 8 Housing rental assistance in Bronx County, Kings County, New York County, Queens County and Richmond County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island, New York Limited Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Other New York City Deptartment of Housing Preservation and Development Waiting Lists

Closed: Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island, New York Limited Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation & Development (NYCHPD) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is closed. Applications were last accepted in 2008. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: This waiting list is limited only to those who are part of certain NYCHPC programs, and homeless persons referred by the Department of Homeless Services and Human Resources Administration. The general public cannot apply to this waiting list.

For more information, visit the NYCHPD website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island, New York.

Last Updated on 03/04/2020.

About New York City Deptartment of Housing Preservation and Development

HCV Portability Status

As of September 24th, 2022, it is not known if New York City Deptartment of Housing Preservation and Development is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.

As of September 24th, 2022, New York City Deptartment of Housing Preservation and Development is absorbing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the New York City Deptartment of Housing Preservation and Development Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, New York City Deptartment of Housing Preservation and Development manages 42,589 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:

Standard Homeownership Family Unification Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 28,920 19 65 6,424 257 221 85
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $967 $666 $1,613 $1,645 $864 $1,095 $929
Monthly Cost $27,956,741 $12,647 $104,848 $10,567,104 $222,103 $241,917 $78,995

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for New York City Deptartment of Housing Preservation and Development

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 6% having issued approximately 5,670 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 9 years and 9 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 13 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.2 persons and has a household income of $17,301 per year. 93% of households were very low income (VLI) and 77% were extremely low income (ELI). 33% of households had wages as a major source of income, 10% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 56% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 36% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 26% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 36% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 3% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

32% of households included children, 6% of which had two adults in the household. 27% of households with children have a female head of household. 71% of all households were headed by a female.

86% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 42% of all heads of households being Black and 4% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the New York City Deptartment of Housing Preservation and Development Housing Choice Voucher program, 25% include at least one person with a disability. 32% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 64% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

45% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 32% with 2 bedrooms and 23% with 3 or more bedrooms. 15% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by New York City Deptartment of Housing Preservation and Development voucher holders in 2016 was $458 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $1,127. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $58.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.


Low Income Housing Managed by New York City Deptartment of Housing Preservation and Development

West 80's Cluster

208 W 84th St
New York City, New York
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR

WHGA Dorie Miller Apts

West 152nd Street
New York City, New York
Call For Rent
Studio-4 BR

St. Albans Cycle of Life

118-35 Farmers Blvd.
New York City, New York
$558-1,065
1-2 BR

Linwood Park Apartments

315 Linwood St
New York City, New York
Call For Rent
Studio-3 BR

North Brooklyn Opportunities, LP

568 Graham Ave
New York City, New York
$756-1,265
1-3 BR

Crossroads Plaza

828 E 149th St
New York City, New York
$788-2,120
Studio-3 BR

Fulton House

425 West 18th St
New York City, New York
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR

Livonia Apartments

453 Hinsdale Ave
New York City, New York
$395-1,091
Studio-3 BR

Nehemiah Spring Creek

Multiple Addresses
New York City, New York
$471-2,096
Studio-3 BR

Tremont Renaissance

4215 Park Ave
New York City, New York
$822-1,965
Studio-3 BR

The Wilfrid

1880 Bathgate Ave
New York City, New York
$462-2,136
Studio-3 BR