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Manhattan Plaza
Plaza is a large residential complex in midtown Manhattan, New York City. It is open for performing artists earning at least 50% of their income from the performing arts for the last 3 consecutive years, residents of the Community Board #4, and residents 62 and older of the Community Chelsea board.  Currently the waiting list is closed, but to be notified when they are accepting applications, please write to:
Mailing Address:
Manhattan Plaza Application
400 West 43rd Street

New York
, NY 10036-6319

NYC Affordable Housing Resource Center
On the
New York City Affordable Housing Resource Center you will find information on all aspects of City housing, including renting an apartment, buying a home, and apartment maintenance issues. Through the website, you will also find all of the City's affordable housing lottery listings.
For various departments’ contact information please visit: http://www.nyc.gov/html/housinginfo/html/contact_us/contactus.shtml

Schermerhorn House
Schermerhorn House provides 217 units of permanent, affordable housing for single adults, including formerly homeless, individuals with special needs, and low-income working tenants, including local actors and artists.

To request an application, write to:
Common Ground Community
Central Intake Unit
255 West 43rd Street

New York
, NY 10036
Attn: Schermerhorn Application Request


The Aurora
Aurora is an affordable, supportive housing residence on 57th Street in Manhattan, which provides housing to low income professionals, seniors and persons with AIDS.
[email protected]

The Lillian Booth Actors’ Home of the Actors Fund
Assisted living and skilled nursing care for members of the entertainment community can be found at The Lillian Booth Actors’ Home in
Englewood New Jersey.

The Palm View
The Palm View is a 40-unit apartment complex providing homes to low-income people with HIV/AIDS in
West Hollywood, CA.
Contact: For more information, please call:
Coordinator of AIDS Initiative

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