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HCR Makes it Easier to Find and Advertise Affordable Housing

NYHousingSearch.gov is New York State's best resource for finding and listing affordable, accessible housing. The site is free for users and is a collaboration between HCR, the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, and the New York State Department of Health.

The housing listing and locator service provides detailed, up-to-date housing information about available units across the state and is accessible online at www.NYHousingSearch.gov or through a toll-free, bilingual call center (877-428-8844) staffed Monday-Friday from 9am-8pm. Renters can conduct customized searches and landlords can advertise properties for free and include pictures, information about amenities, and much more.

NYHousingSearch.gov is useful for renters with a range of needs. In the past year, the site has averaged over 750 searches per day and more than 256,000 total searches.

New features and tools make it even easier to find a new affordable place to live, search up-to-date vacancies, and track and update properties and amenities:

There are currently more than 2,300 available units listed and more are added every day. In addition to new tools, NYHousingSearch.gov still offers the same great features:

With NYHousingSearch.gov, landlords can:

With NYHousingSearch.gov, people searching for a home can:

Housing and Service Providers can:

Last Updated: 1/27/2011