Office for People With Developmental Disabilities

Print: Print this page

Housing Information and Resource Links


Statewide Resources

The New York Housing Resource Center (HRC) for People with Intellectual / Developmental Disabilities was developed by NYSACRA with funds received through the Balancing Incentive Program grant (BIP).The HRC will act as a clearinghouse for information and resources for the housing professionals across the state and will help to foster collaboration between and among the housing industry and related professions, service provider agencies and people with I/DD. The HRC will provide all housing stakeholders with technical assistance on housing matters and community training for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and their families.
WIHD Housing Resource Guide

Information for Renters:

NYS HCR Rental Housing Page  (for complaints/rental issues)

NY Housing Search.Gov  (search to find affordable apartments)

Housing Subsidy Resources:

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher

OPWDD Housing Subsidy

Shared Housing: 

NY Alliance for Inclusion and Innovation Toolkit for Providing Shared Housing in NYS

Home Ownership Financing Partners and Resources:

State of New York Mortgage Agency (SONYMA)

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Weatherization Assistance

Regional Housing Information:

Down Payment Assistance Programs in the Capital District

Monroe Housing Collaborative

New York City Affordable Housing

Loan SCAM Alert/Avoidance