#N12BX: Housing and Preservation Development van

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A new outreach van designated to help bring the city's Housing and Preservation Development services directly to New York City residents was launched Monday.

The HPD van is part of the agency's new unit which will travel throughout the city and provide information and services directly to tenants in their communities.

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Officials say the funding for the van was made possible through both the Bronx and Brooklyn borough presidents Ruben Diaz Jr. and Eric Adams. 

The Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. speaks during a press conference where the new Housing and Preservation Development outreach van was unveiled to the public Tuesday. Photo Credit New York City Housing and Preservation Development.

HPD is the largest municipal housing preservation and development agency in the nation.

The agency says it's goal is to promote quality and affordability of the city's housing and the strength and diversity of its many neighborhoods.

The new Housing and Preservation Development outreach van will provide information and services directly to tenants in their communities. Photo Credit New York City Housing and Preservation Development.

The HPD can help you: 

  • Prepare to Apply for Affordable Housing
  • Understand Your Rights and Responsibilities
  • File a Housing Complaint
  • Finance Improvements and Repairs
  • Register Your Building
  • Remedy a Violation

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