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Can you skip a category in a housing assessment?

Can you skip a category in a housing assessment?

You can complete each category in your assessment, or skip to the sections that are of use. You are encouraged to expand upon or modify the information as needed to tell your community’s unique housing story.

What are some questions to ask about housing?

To clarify its definition, the group typically poses questions such as: Who can and cannot afford to live in this community? In what direction is our community headed in providing quality housing to a broad spectrum of residents? Can our children afford to remain in, or return to, the community as they start their own households?

Where to get housing counseling in New York?

Translation Service available Neighborhood Housing Services of Bedford-Stuyvesant CDC Inc. 111 Division St., New York, NY 10002 256 W. 153rd Street. New York, NY 10039 1652 Amsterdam Ave. New York, NY 10031 Spanish speaking staff available. Translation Service available.

Who are housing and Family Services of Greater New York?

Housing and Family Services of Greater New York, Inc. Spanish, Russian, Cantonese, Mandarin, Patois, Haitian Creole, and French Creole speaking staff available. Translation Service available Spanish, Russian, Cantonese, Mandarin, Patois, French Creole, and Haitian Creole speaking staff available.

How to find supportive housing in New York City?

New York City residents looking for supportive housing should consult the following resources or programs. Comprehensive information about accessing supportive housing is also available on the website of the NYC Human Resources Administration. If you don’t qualify for supportive housing, consult this page.

How does the housing and support services program help the homeless?

HSS programs are designed to prevent homelessness, provide shelter for the homeless, construct supportive housing for the homeless and offer essential services to stabilize housing situations and increase levels of self-sufficiency.

Where can I find OASAS housing in NYC?

If you are currently homeless or at-risk of homelessness, please contact your local Department of Social Services. If you are located in New York City, contact the NYC Department of Homeless Services and/or NYC Human Resources Administration/Department of Social Services (HRA/DSS) and ask them about a OASAS housing provider in your area.

How to get housing in New York City?

If you’re homeless or at serious risk of homelessness and you have HIV/AIDS, contact the New York City Human Resource Administration’s (HRA) HIV / AIDS Services Administration (HASA) Services. If your case is approved, HASA will appoint you a case manager, who will then assist with the housing placement process.