Rental assistance in Nassau County.

A number of rent assistance and housing programs provide help to Nassau County New York families and individuals. The programs are focused on the low income, seniors, disabled, and others who are faced with a hardship. If you need affordable housing, or have received an eviction notice, the agencies below may be able to help.

Some of the organizations provide financial assistance to pay rent, and others may offer referrals or can help people find affordable housing. In addition, funds are often limited to people who are faced with an eviction. They will usually receive priority when it comes to applying for some grants or funds to pay their rent to avoid the eviction. Housing authorities across Nassau County can oftentimes direct people to rental assistance programs, or help people apply for aid from such programs as section 8 housing or the federal government homeless prevention program. Call or stop by one of the organizations below for rent help.

Nassau County Office of Housing & Homeless Services
Hempstead, New York 11550, call (516) 572815
Receive emergency rental assistance from the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program. The funds provided are intended to prevent evictions, pay for security deposits, and even moving costs. Other assistance includes credit counseling, utility assistance, and housing counseling. If you need to move into a new home or apartment, then money can pay for first months rent too.

Freeport Salvation Army
Freeport, New York 11520
If faced with an eviction, limited funding may be offered for rent assistance.

Westbury Salvation Army - Another local branch of the Nassau County Salvation Army. Call for case management, eviction prevention, and possibly financial assistance for rent. An emergency shelter will also be available.
Westbury, NY 11590, phone 516-338-7265





Society Of St. Vincent De Paul - Apply for financial assistance and grants for food, clothing, shelter, rental assistance, and transitional housing.
Bethpage, New York 11714
Telephone - (516)-822-3132

EFSP At Cure Of Ars Parish Outreach Center - They run the federal government emergency assistance program, which may have limited financial aid or cash grants for paying rent or mortgage emergencies. Merrick, NY 11801, call (516)733-7045

Farmingdale Housing Development Fund Company Inc. - A non-profit that offers housing for low income, elderly and handicapped people. Runs the section 8 rent assistance program through HUD. Hempstead, NY 11550

Nassau-Suffolk Coalition for the Homeless, Inc.
Address - 38 Old County Road
Garden City, New York 11530
Programs are focused on finding housing for the homeless and providing funds for security deposits and first months rent.

North Hempstead Town Housing Authority
Pond Hill Road
Great Neck, New York 11020
Phone number - (516)627-6433
May have funds, or be able to refer people to, emergency rental assistance programs. Section 8 housing vouchers can also be available.

Circulo De La Hispanidad, Inc.
Address: 26 West Park Avenue
Long Beach, New York 11561
Dial (516)431-1135





Nassau County New York low-income housing authorities - The government organizations below can provide a number of housing assistance programs, information and referrals to rent programs. For example, learn about and apply for section 8 housing vouchers. The organizations may also be able to refer individuals to emergency rent assistance programs, charities, and non-profit agencies in Nassau County.

  • Village of Freeport Housing Authority
    3 Buffalo Avenue
    Freeport, New York 11520
    (516) 623-2508
  • Town of Hempstead Housing Authority
    Address - 760 Jerusalem Avenue
    Uniondale, New York 11553
    Phone number - (516) 485-9666
  • Town of North Hempstead Housing Authority
    Main office - Pond Hill Road
    Great Neck, N.Y. 11020
    (516) 627-6433
  • City of Glen Cove Housing Authority
    Location of office - 140 Glen Cove Avenue 
    Glen Cove, N.Y. 11542
    Dial - (516) 671-3161
  • City of Long Beach Housing Authority 
    Dial - 500 Centre Street
    Long Beach, New York 11561
    Telephone number - (516) 431-2444
  • Town of Oyster Bay Housing Authority
    Location of office - 115 Central Park Road 
    Plainview, New York 11803
    Dial - (516) 349-1000
  • Village of Great Neck Housing Authority
    700 Middle Neck Road
    Great Neck, N.Y. 11023
    Call (516) 482-2727 to get information on housing and emergency rent assistance.




  • Village of Rockville Centre Housing Authority
    160 North Centre Avenue
    Rockville Centre, New York 11570
    Main number - (516) 536-4343
  • Village of Hempstead Housing Authority
    Address: 260 Clinton Street
    Hempstead, N.Y. 11550
    (516) 489-8500
  • Village of Island Park Senior Housing
    347 Long Beach Road
    Island Park, New York 11558
    Dial (516) 889-7570 for information or appointments

By Jon McNamara

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