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Housing Related Sites

Transitioning youth need to learn how to seek out and maintain safe, stable, and affordable housing. Solid, stable housing provides a base from which to pursue life goals. The following sites offer information for young people getting ready to live independently.

New York's Housing Search Site Leaving OMH site
Whether you're looking for housing or listing a property, is always free. Listings are posted and updated 24 hours a day, seven days a week, which means they're always fresh. Check back often and find your way home. Leaving OMH site is an award-winning federal government website that provides an interactive, community-driven information network of disability-related programs, services, laws and benefits.

This Housing section of has information about housing vouchers and other assistance programs, making a home accessible, and supportive housing that can help people with disabilities live independently in their communities. You'll also find information about the Fair Housing Act and how to file a housing discrimination complaint.

NY/NY III housing for 18-25 year old young adults Leaving OMH site
NY/NY III is an affordable, supportive housing program with a social services component, which serves young adults between 18-25 years old. This housing will be either (1) "congregate", where supportive services can be assessed on-site within reach of the tenant, or (2) "scattered-site’", in which individual apartments are rented from existing market housing throughout the City.

Help for the Homeless Leaving OMH site
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development provides information regarding resources and services for New Yorkers.