New York State Homeowner Assistance Fund

The New York State Homeowner Assistance Fund (“ NYS HAF”) is a federally-funded program dedicated to assisting homeowners who are at risk of default, foreclosure or displacement as result of a financial hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Please visit: https://www.nyhomeownerfund.org/ where you can:

  • Learn more about the program, including eligibility criteria and what types of assistance will be available;
  • Enter your email to be notified when the application period opens; and
  • Read our detailed guide about the NYS HAF application, including eligibility criteria and a list of documents you may need to provide when applying.

The NYS HAF program also has a dedicated call center staffed with live operators who speak multiple languages and who can assist you with any additional questions you have about the program or the application process.

Contact:  1-844-77-NYHAF  (1-844-776-9423). The call center is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Foreclosure Prevention & Resources
Foreclosure Prevention - Community Restoration Fund

The SONYMA Community Restoration Fund (CRF) is part of New York State Office of Homes and Community Renewal’s response to the foreclosure crisis: a groundbreaking program that acquires pools of defaulted mortgages and provides homeowners with an opportunity to start fresh with a more affordable payment

Foreclosure Information & Resources

The information and resources on this web page provide an immediate starting point for some families and complete solutions for others. The fact sheets are filled with information and resources, and are here to help homeowners resolve issues on their own

Weatherization Assistance Program

The Weatherization Assistance Program assists income-eligible families and individuals by reducing their heating and cooling costs and addressing health and safety issues in their homes through energy-efficiency measures

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Manufactured Home Owners
Homes and Community Renewal enforces compliance with Section 233 of the Real Property Law which protects the rights of manufactured home park residents. For more information about these rights, home park purchase and complaint information, please explore the Manufactured Home Program

SONYMA and AHC Homeowner Compliance