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Workshop: Applying for Affordable Housing in NYC

Monday, March 26 | 7-9pm

Mar

26

2018

7 pm - 9 pm

In partnership with The Actors Fund, RestorationART of Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation and Brooklyn Arts Council Co-Present an informational workshop on Applying for Affordable Housing in NYC.

The Actors Fund informational workshop helps participants understand the process and get organized so they can be prepared to take advantage of opportunities to apply for affordable housing. The application process is explained in simple steps and helps applicants avoid common mistakes. Information regarding income eligibility, tenant selection criteria and documentation is discussed to address the specific needs of the performing arts and entertainment community. 

The following questions will be addressed:

  • How do you find and apply for affordable housing?
  • What are the eligibility requirements? (Income, household size, credit, housing history, etc.)
  • How does a housing lottery work?
  • Can you get on a waiting list?
  • How do you document your income if it fluctuates year to year?
  • How can you best prepare yourself for an interview?
  • What are your options if you are denied?

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