Housing & Public Benefits

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Effects of Foster Care Placement on Housing & Benefits in New York City

This CFR fact sheet describes potential changes to one’s housing & benefits when children are removed from a parent/guardian’s household. It provides guidance for clients who live in a shelter or in public housing, or if they receive public assistance or SSI benefits on behalf of their children.

Read the fact sheet.