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The Center for NYC Neighborhoods (CNYCN) works with homeowners to help them make their homes safe and energy efficient. If you're a homeowner, the Center may be able to help you access:

  • Home repairs through the City-funded HomeFix program. 
  • A home energy efficiency audit conducted by a licensed contractor. 
  • Energy efficient upgrades such as weatherization, insulation, and heating and cooling system upgrades (examples include hot water heaters, boilers, furnaces, air source heat pumps, and other mechanicals).
  • Funding to help pay for efficiency upgrades and renewable energy like solar.
  • A Community Energy Advisor who can discuss energy efficiency strategies with you. 
  • Funding to help make modifications to your home so you can age in place (examples include accessible shower tubs and support bars, ramps, modifying kitchen cabinets and equipment, widening doorways at entrances or exits to your home, etc).


Learn about the HomeFix program.

Visit CNYCN's website.

By Phone

Call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) for help.

The Primary Prevention Plan provides grant money to owners of eligible homes and multi-unit apartment buildings to lower the hazards from lead-based paint.

Buildings are eligible if:

  • Built before 1960
  • Occupants are low- / very low-income
  • Some units have a child or children 5 years old or younger residing in them


Learn more about grants for lead-based paint treatment.

By Phone

  • Agency: Department of Housing Preservation and Development
  • Division: Primary Prevention Program
  • Phone Number: (212) 863-8860
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Eligible New York City residents and businesses in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island affected by the significant flash flooding event on September 29, 2023, may now apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

These loans are made available for those whose homes and/or businesses were damaged due to flooding.

The filing deadline to submit applications is February 2, 2024 for physical damage, and September 4, 2024 for economic injury.

Learn more and apply.

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