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Liberty Station Ribbon Cutting

New $28M Supportive and Affordable Housing in Suffolk County

Liberty Station Provides 77 New Apartments for Individuals, Families, and Veterans with Access to On-Site Supportive Services

Updates Latest HCR News

  • Urges New Yorkers to Apply to State's Emergency Rental Assistance Program
  • New Law Expands Rental Assistance Program and Accompanying Eviction Protections to Localities That Had Previously Opted Out
  • Enacts Foreclosure Protections for Landlords and Homeowners
  • New York Now Boasts Strongest Eviction Protections in the Nation for Those Facing Hardship Due To COVID-19

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Featured Homeownership 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

HCR Relocated to 641 Lexington Avenue

Please be advised: As of October 15, 2019 several HCR agencies – including the Office of Legal Affairs – are co-located in our new midtown workspace.

All legal service and communications should be directed to 641 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022. 

Click here for important details regarding the move

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HCR Procurement Opportunities

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Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

HCR encourages Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Enterprises (SDVOBs) to participate in HCR-funded projects

Commissioner/CEO of NYS Homes and Community Renewal
RuthAnne Visnauskas

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