Additional Housing Resources


Affordable Housing Design Advisor - If you're part of the solution to America's critical affordable housing challenge, this site is for you. The Affordable Housing Design Advisor brings together experience and ideas from successful affordable housing projects all over the country, and the people who developed, designed and built them.

Ginnie Mae - Ginnie Mae makes affordable housing a reality for millions of low- and moderate-income households across America by channeling global capital into the nation's housing markets. Specifically, the Ginnie Mae guaranty allows mortgage lenders to obtain a better price for their mortgage loans in the secondary market. The lenders can then use the proceeds to make new mortgage loans available.

Housing Assistance Council - Improves housing conditions for the rural poor, with an emphasis on the poorest of the poor in the most rural places in the United States. It also offers services to public, nonprofit, and private organizations throughout the rural United States. And it maintains a special focus on high-need groups and regions: Indian country, the Mississippi Delta, farmworkers, the Southwest border colonias, and Appalachia.

Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access - The Visitability Initiative is just one of IDeA's projects. The IDeA Center is dedicated to making environments and products more usable, safer and healthier in response to the needs of an increasingly diverse population.

National Low Income Housing Coalition (LIHIS) - The National Low Income Housing Coalition is dedicated solely to achieving socially just public policy that assures people with the lowest incomes in the United States have affordable and decent homes.

NYS Association of Realtors (NYSAR) - Includes statistics on home sales and home prices.

NYS Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR) - The Division of Housing and Community Renewal is responsible for the supervision, maintenance and development of affordable low- and moderate-income housing in New York State.

Rural Ulster Preservation Company (RUPCO) - Organization whose mission is to create and develop affordable homeownership and rental opportunities, create understanding and acceptance of affordable housing initiatives, and to foster development and revitalization for a diverse community within Ulster County.

Senior Advisor - People can locate senior housing and communities around New York with several sorting options like distance, ratings, and different accommodations. Each listing includes user reviews and photos, too. 

Virginia Center for Housing Research - Housing Policy and research center.