Homes and Community Renewal Home Page

NYSHCR's mission is to build, preserve and protect affordable housing and increase home ownership
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Featured Rental Housing Resources

Featured Home Ownership Resources

Foreclosure counseling is a free service offered by experienced counselors and funded by the New York State Office of the Attorney General

Funding Opportunities
Single Family

Improving and repairing homes to make them safer and more affordable


Creating and preserving quality affordable multifamily rental housing across New York State

Community Renewal & Economic Development

Strengthening communities throughout New York State

Commissioner/CEO of NYS Homes and Community Renewal
RuthAnne Visnauskas

In February 2017, Governor Cuomo appointed RuthAnne Visnauskas, Commissioner of the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal.
Commissioner RuthAnne Visnauskas photo