City-wide tenants’ rights membership organization that advocates and actively fights for tenants and tenants’ rights
NFHA works to eliminate housing discrimination and to ensure equal housing opportunity for all people through leadership, education, outreach, membership services, public policy initiatives, advocacy and enforcement.
This statewide organization fights for tenants’ rights and affordable housing and helps to develop new tenant associations and strengthen those that already exist.
This independent, member-run organization mobilizes residents to take charge of planning their community, and advocates for a diverse, affordable, livable neighborhood that preserves the mixed-income character of today’s West Side.
Existing Housing for Artists and Entertainers
Housing with 139 units, 70 percent dedicated to artist housing and the balance for residents of the local community board and seniors.
Housing with 89 units of affordable live-work housing for artists and their families, gallery space, and space for arts and cultural organizations.
Housing with 1,689 units, 70 percent occupied by performing artists with the balance occupied by community elderly and community residents living in subsidized housing. No open wait list.
Nationwide listings of low-rent properties in a searchable database.
Housing for artists and entertainers, featuring 384 live-work units. No open wait list.
Unsubsidized Housing Search Resources
Search by no-fee or low-fee rentals and pet-friendly listings with info on what to expect, understanding fees and documents.
An apartment share and roommate referral service for those seeking to live with gay or lesbian roommates in the NYC metropolitan area
Search for no-fee and brokered rentals and see detailed building and neighborhood information for each listing.
Housing Court Answers is the best place to go for information about housing court for people without lawyers.
This site provides access to free legal services and offers a video library of films on attending housing court, information about your legal rights and responsibilities, referrals to free and low cost legal aid offices and forms and instructions for representing yourself.
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