Westchester County is committed to promoting fair and equitable housing across our 6 cities, 19 towns and 20 villages. Whether you’re seeking a home, interested in knowing more about your rights, or looking to support the county’s commitment in your community, the following links are intended to be an important source of information for you.
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Benefits of Mixed-Income Housing and Diverse Communities
Neighborhoods that have a range of housing types attract a wider variety of residents – families, single people, retirees, young people – and a broader range of household income levels. The variety and range build more interesting and sustainable communities. Here, you can read about some of the benefits of mixed-income housing and diverse populations.
Affordable Housing Gallery
Westchester County has many developments throughout the county that include affordable housing. They look no different from market-rate housing and fit right into their neighborhoods. Here, you can take a look at a sampling of affordable homes in Westchester, and see how they enhance and fit into local communities.
Your Rights in Housing
There is no place for discrimination in Westchester County. Westchester County, through its Fair Housing Law and Human Rights Commission, works to ensure that your rights are protected. Here, you can learn more about your rights and how to deal with any incidents of discrimination you may experience during your housing search.
Looking for affordable housing in Westchester County? Here you can find out more about the affordable housing that is being developed in Westchester County, and apply for housing. You can also register to get updates when new affordable housing developments become available.
Housing for Seniors
The county’s senior residents may have unique needs. The County provides many resources and programs to address those needs. Here, you can find more information about those resources and programs, along with other services that may be helpful.
Information for Renters
Whether you are a tenant, a landlord or have an interest in rental housing, here you can find helpful information about finding or listing an apartment, accessibility, tenant’s rights and many other subjects.
There are many organizations and agencies that provide assistance with housing and affordable housing. Here, you can find information regarding those organizations and agencies, together with links to their Web sites.
We have also collected various articles and studies that discuss the positive impacts of affordable housing, mixed-income housing and population diversity.