Housing & Public Benefits

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Civil Legal Defense Beyond Family Court

Resources: Housing

Coalition for the Homeless
129 Fulton Street
New York NY 10038
Main phone: 212-776-2000
NYC hotline: 212-776-2177
Fax: 212-964-1303
Email: [email protected]


New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA)
NYCHA is New York City’s public housing agency.


NYCHA Customer Contact Center
To report an emergency or schedule routine repairs in a NYCHA apartment or building, call 718-707-7771 (24 hours).


NYCHA Self-Service Portal


More NYCHA contact info (including phone numbers, websites, social media, and contact info for walk-in centers and Borough Management Offices)


NYC Housing Connect
This website helps people find and apply for affordable housing in New York City’s five boroughs.


New York State Court System


New York City Civil Court

Each borough in NYC has a Housing Court Help Center:

Bronx                           718-466-3022
Brooklyn                      347-404-9043 or 347-404-9044
Manhattan                   646-386-5554 or 646-386-5555
Queens                       718-262-7185 or 718-262-7186
Staten Island               718-675-8441