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Senior Housing Assistance Programs

BronxWorks has a housing specialist dedicated to helping seniors apply for senior housing as well as with various housing issues. Our housing specialist mediates tenant-landlord disputes, helps resolve rent and utilities arrears, and assists seniors with applying for subsidies, benefits and entitlements and other forms of assistance.

Due to COVID-19, all New York City Senior Centers are currently closed.

We are providing telephone outreach. Contact us if you need assistance.

Contact Us.

Maria Rivera, Department Director
718.299.0300
mrivera@bronxworks.org

Heights Neighborhood Senior Center

200 W Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY 10453

Maritza Ortiz, Program Coordinator
marortiz@bronxworks.org

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Our housing specialist helps with:

  • Accessing public assistance, emergency food sources, legal services, and other help as needed
  • Completing applications for housing subsidy programs
  • Mediating disputes with landlords
  • Navigating housing court
  • Resolving utilities arrears
  • Reviewing leases and legal documents

The Senior Housing Assistance Program is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.