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Affordable Housing Connectivity Program

Affordable Housing Connectivity Program


New York State ConnectALL, in consultation with HCR, is launching a program to connect 100,000 affordable housing rental units across the state to high-speed fiber-based internet.

Take the Broadband Survey

If you are a building owner interested in receiving no-cost fiber-in-unit installations, regardless of whether your building already has broadband wiring, use this link to complete our “Broadband Conditions Self-Assessment” survey:

This survey requires providing contact information as well as detail information about your property. The information provided will be used to match your property with an Internet Service Provider (ISP) that will develop an installation plan tailored to your building(s). We recommend owners review all questions before preparing a submission to the Building Conditions Self-Assessment to understand all building and technical information you may need to retrieve.

Property owners who submitted an initial Broadband in Your Property survey, this is the next step in the process. For additional information about the Affordable Housing Connectivity Program and resources to assist in completing the Broadband Conditions Self-Assessment survey, please visit the ConnectALL website


About the Program

The ConnectALL Office is partnering with HCR on the Affordable Housing Connectivity Program design and promotion.

The Affordable Housing Connectivity Program will provide owners of affordable housing with new or upgraded broadband infrastructure so tenants can access high-quality home internet service at affordable monthly rates. By funding infrastructure upgrades to create open-access building wiring, the State can attract Internet Service Providers (referred to as ISPs) to often-overlooked affordable housing properties.

The ConnectALL Office will determine the market for Internet Service Providers by region, then build and launch its online New York Housing-Internet Marketplace for Internet Service Providers interested in the provision of open-access fiber services to affordable housing buildings. Through the Marketplace, Internet Service Providers will identify buildings with open-access fiber in their current catchment areas and plan for future service expansion in these areas.

Following funding deployment and the completion of fiber broadband upgrades to buildings, the ConnectALL Office will create a plan to deliver on-site digital equity and device navigation services with the support of local and regional partners. The digital equity plan will be informed by stakeholder engagement with ISPs, nonprofit partners, property managers, and residents.

For more information about the ConnectALL Office and Governor Hochul’s initiative: