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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 or click on the picture below.

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