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The HomeBase program is run by the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) to help clients facing eviction and/or homelessness in specific community districts in New York City. HomeBase can help clients apply for emergency grants and obtain funds to pay arrears and future rent.
Example of services provided:
- Eviction Prevention; referrals for legal services; tenant/landlord mediation; benefits advocacy
- After-care services: for people transitioning out of shelter into permanent housing (particularly the Advantage program)
To find a tenant’s local HomeBase office, visit http://www.nyc.gov/apps/311/allServices.htm? or click on the picture below.
About this Guide:
The goal of the guide is to provide a summary of information on current affordable housing programs and resources in New York City. This guide was created in 2012, with input from the current members of the Housing for Vulnerable Families Coalition.
Please be aware that the information contained in this guide is subject to change. Although we strive to maintain the accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of the information found in this Guide, the Public Advocate’s office and the Housing for Vulnerable Families Work Group recommends that you also check the websites of the appropriate government agency or non-profit organization to verify that the information contained in this guide remains up-to-date and accurate.
About the Housing for Vulnerable Families Coalition:
The Housing for Vulnerable Families Coalition brings together a wide spectrum of stakeholders that care about housing for very vulnerable families in New York City, including service providers, advocates and policy makers from the domestic violence, child welfare, and housing fields, to share available resources, discuss shared challenges and create solutions to help provide greater housing stability for the most vulnerable families in our community.