Neighborhood Resources

Our online Neighborhood Resources is a collection of our favorite how-to guides, grant opportunities, workshops, city services and more. New York City is home to a wealth of resources—gather the tools to better your community here!

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Tenant Workshops for Latinos & Working Class Communities

Make The Road NY works to ensure that all tenants can live in healthy and affordable housing. 

Type: General Resources

Housing Services for Chinatown Residents

The Chinatown Tenants Union organizes Chinatown residents – youth, low-wage workers, and tenants – against community-wide displacement and gentrification in order to preserve Chinatown as a neighborhood for working-class Asian immigrants.

Type: General Resources

Find Vacant Lots

OASIS provides the richest source of community maps for NYC. Use their map to find out if a vacant lot in your neighborhood is privately owned by clicking on the “Location Report” tab to learn more about the lot’s owner.

Type: General Resources

Support for Open Spaces

The New York Restoration Project is dedicated to transforming open space in underserved communities to create a greener, more sustainable New York City.

Type: General Resources

Affordable Housing Services

The Metropolitan Council on Housing is dedicated to preserving and expanding New York City’s supply of affordable housing.

Type: General Resources

Free Art Supplies

Materials for the Arts provides thousands of arts and cultural organizations, public schools, and community arts programs with free art supplies.

Type: General Resources

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