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Homes and Community Renewal

Division of Housing & Community Renewal (DHCR)

The Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR) is responsible for the supervision, maintenance, and development of affordable low-and moderate-income housing in New York State. DHCR performs a number of activities in fulfillment of this mission, including oversight and regulation of the State's public and publically assisted rental housing; administration of the State's rent regulations and protection of rent regulated tenants; and administration of housing development and community preservation programs, including State and Federal grants and loans to housing developers to finance construction and renovation of affordable housing.


Last Updated: 5/17/2013