Use the food pantry search tool to find something near you.
Maria Torres-Springer, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development
- Know your credit history, create a budget, and start saving – you should have at least two months rent to cover your security deposit and moving expenses.
- Look at the City’s Housing Connect site to see if you are eligible for any of the opportunities financed through the Mayor’s Housing New York plan to create 300,000 affordable homes by 2026.
- Track your spending and take advantage of all the free activities and resources available in New York City from concerts in the parks to museum admissions to skills-building and networking workshops.