The Family Homelessness and Eviction Prevention Supplement (FHEPS) program helps find and pay for permanent housing for families with children that:

  • live in shelters 
  • are being evicted OR
  • have been evicted  

You can find out if you are eligible and connect with community-based organizations that can help you apply for FHEPS. 

If you live in a shelter, you can get help applying from your case manager or housing specialist.

FHEPS was formerly known as FEPS, or the Family Eviction Prevention Supplement.

Learn more about FHEPS.

FHEPS eligibility for families includes these requirements, among others. 

Families that qualify for FHEPS must include:

  • A child 18 years of age or younger
  • A child 19 years of age who is enrolled full time in high school or a vocational or training program, OR
  • A pregnant woman

Families qualifying for FHEPS must also:

  • Live in or be eligible to live in an HRA shelter
  • Live in a DHS shelter after being evicted from their home sometime in the year before they entered shelter
  • Have lost their housing because of a domestic violence situation
  • Have lost their housing because of health or safety issues, OR
  • Be facing eviction or have been evicted in NYC within the past 12 months.

Families must have an active Cash Assistance case or qualify for Cash Assistance once they leave a homeless shelter.

CityFEPS has been replaced by CityFHEPS (with an “H”). No new households are being enrolled in CityFEPS. Current CityFEPS tenants will be transitioned to CityFHEPS by the spring of 2020.

CityFHEPS can help you find and pay for permanent housing if you are eligible.

Eligible candidates include:

  • low-income families who live in shelters
  • individual adults who live in shelters  
  • low-income families and adults who are at risk of becoming homeless

If you live in a shelter, you can get help finding out if you are eligible for CityFHEPS from your case manager or housing specialist. 

If you live in the community, you can go to a Homebase program or one of the community based organizations that review households for CityFHEPS eligibility.

Bronx FHEPS Community-Based Organizations

630 Jackson Avenue, 3rd Floor
Hunts Point MultiService Center
(347) 704-0001

Catholic Charities
2155 Blackrock Avenue
(718) 414-1050

1075 Grand Concourse, Suite 1B 
(718) 538-3344

Brooklyn and Staten Island FHEPS Community-Based Organizations

Bushwick Job Center
30 Thornton Street, Basement Level
(718) 675-3373

Partnership for the Homeless
100 Pennsylvania Avenue, 3rd Floor
(718) 875-0027, X. 234

Manhattan FHEPS Community-Based Organization

Catholic Charities
Waverly Job Center
12 West 14th Street, 4th Floor
(212) 620-5039

Queens FHEPS Community-Based Organization

Queens Community House
Family Services Call Center
165-08 88th Avenue, Room 217
(718) 883-8310