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NYSHCR's mission is to build, preserve and protect affordable housing and increase home ownership
Press Release 190620

Governor Cuomo Announces Start of Construction

on $72 Million Mixed-Use Affordable Housing Development in Downtown Brooklyn

Featured Rental Housing Resources

Introducing

NYS Rent Connect!

Find answers to the most common Rent Regulation Issues.

Access NYS Rent Connect

Watch NYS Rent Connect Intro Video

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

Featured
Funding Opportunities
Single Family

Improving and repairing homes to make them safer and more affordable

Multifamily

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

Community Renewal & Economic Development

Strengthening communities throughout New York State

HCR Opportunities
Doing Business with Us
HCR Procurement Opportunities

Explore HCR procurement opportunities

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