Only landlords accept hasa & other government programs - not realtors. The issue is landlords need to meet requirements to accept renter's like you and they don't want to spend money doing so or go thru the process. You need to get your name on the waiting list for NYC Housing or contact them for a list of rentals. Realtors will not work with you because they don't get paid much and the time involved is not worth it. There is a NYC housing project on Williamsbridge Rd. & Waring Ave. in the Bronx that is in a relatively good neighborhood. The office is on Waring ave. at the corner of Bronxwood across from Christopher Columbus High School. My father in law lived there so I'm familiar with it.... more
Hello, my mom and I are in the same situation. Can either of the real estate persons help my mother and I, maybe their is some hope, we need help to restore our credit but in the meantime we need a place in the city preferably in the Hamilton Heights area. Our credit is bad also but we are wiling to pay deposit and with cash, she gets a pension that can cover about 1000-1200 a month a studio to two bedroom, please help with this situation, thank you my email is email@example.com, I';m mostly referring to Christine, Albert or Joyce, thank you.... more
I'm a recently retired real estate broker & worked in NYC. You need to contact NYC's Dept. of Housing with renting assistance. Unfortunately, few if any real estate agents can help you because they work on commission and renters with housing vouchers cannot afford to pay them a commission. Landlords do pay a commission but it's not guaranteed. Also contact local religious and non profit organizations for assistance.
I do know of NYC owned housing in the Bronx which is located in good neighborhoods and they do rent to people with your situations.... more