Region 4 Resources
Region 4 includes the following counties: Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, and Richmond.
DCA's Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE) assists New Yorkers with low incomes by developing and offering innovative programs and services to increase access to high-quality, low-cost financial education and counseling, safe and affordable mainstream banking, and access to income-boosting tax credits and savings.
Office of Financial Empowerment website: nyc.gov/OFE
- EmpoweredNYC website: nyc.gov/EmpoweredNYC
- Empowered NYC Toolkit: Click Here to Download Toolkit – The Toolkit is a helpful resource designed to help frontline staff when making referrals; it can be customized for each respective organization on page 4.
- Appointment Scheduling site: nyc.gov/TalkMoney/book-appointment
- Appointment Scheduling Guide for reference – Click Here to Download Guide
Counties and municipalities that seek HUD funds such as HOME, or Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) are required to create a Consolidated Plan. The plan must include input from the community, and the county or municipality must reach out to interested parties in preparing the plan. Find out what your plan says about support for people with I/DD, find out when your plan is being revised or renewed, go to the meetings, make comments and suggestions on the record, make sure that the people we support are included in the plan.
Displacement Alert Project (DAP) Map 2.0!
The Displacement Alert Map is a rich resource of more than a decade of key data on residential displacement in New York City. The map shows loss of rent-stabilized units, property sales, and construction permits going back to 2007, and evictions from 2017. Each risk factor is its own layer, with properties color-coded by risk level. Click buttons on the right to change layers and click a property to view details. Find an address using the search button on the top left, or zoom to a geography using the drop-down options on the right. Click Here to View
Get Free Financial Counseling: At the City's Financial Empowerment Center, you can meet one-on-one with a professional, financial counselor who can help you:
Improve your credit
Create a budget
Open a bank account
Save and plan for your future
You must call 311 to schedule a free one-on-one financial counseling appointment.
NYU Furman Center:
Housing Starts is distributed by the NYU Furman Center every Tuesday and Friday morning. For more information about the NYU Furman Center, visit www.furmancenter.org.
Information on NYC subsidized housing
Information on housing subsidies for people with disabilities
Apply for Affordable Housing and Mitchell Lama Housing
Information on public housing
Information specific to people with disabilities
New York City housing Resources
NYC Housing Preservation & Development Resources for People with Disabilities
NYC Housing Development Corporation Affordable Housing
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) web page for the Consolidated plan listings:
ArchCare Housing Application