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Financial Literacy: Renters, Future & Current Homeowners

The place to learn more about financial literacy, from your local public library

The Mortgage Process Basics

Federal, State and County Homeowner Resource Centers

Home Ownership Calculators

New York - Tenant's Rights


Books on Personal Finance and Home-Ownership

Homeowner & Renter Community Development

Want to talk to a housing Counselor? Visit The Federal Housing and Urban Development Page 'Talk to a Housing Counselor' for counseling information related to buying a home, renting, default, foreclosure avoidance, credit issues or reverse mortgages. Or call: (800) 569-4287.

Homeownership Assistance Programs for Long Island: 


Community Development Corporation of Long Island
2100 Middle Country Road, Suite 300
Centereach, NY 11720
Phone: (631) 471-1215
Fax: (631) 471-3087

Far Rockaway

Margert Community Corporation
325 Beach 37th Street
Far Rockaway, NY 11691-4103
Phone: (718) 471-3724
Fax: (718) 471-5342


Long Island Housing Partnership, Inc.
180 Oser Avenue
Hauppauge, NY 11788-3709
Phone: (631) 435-4710 x1
Fax: (631) 435-4751


Long Island Housing Services
640 Johnson Avenue, Suite 8
Bohemia, NY 11716-2624
Phone: (631) 567-5111 x312


Economic Opportunity Council of Suffolk Inc.
475 East Main Street, Suite 206
Patchogue, NY 11772
Phone: (800) 300-4362
Toll-Free: (800) 300-4362
Fax: (631) 289-2178

Community Housing Innovations
55 Medford Avenue, Suite B
Patchogue, NY 11772
Phone: (631) 475-6390
Fax: (631) 475-6393

Statewide Homeownership Programs:


Flood Insurance: Federal and State Resources

Federal Housing Administration Programs

New York State Homeowner Programs

Default and Foreclosure Resources