Housing Authority

The Town of Hempstead Housing Authority is currently not accepting applications.

Applications for the Golden Age Coop housing program will still be accepted.

Notice of Resident Meeting -- 8/15 @ 5pm @ 750 Jerusalem Ave., Uniondale


Created to fulfill housing needs for the elderly and residents on limited incomes, the Housing Authority is the largest such agency in Nassau and Suffolk counties, and one of the largest in New York State. The Authority operates under the auspices of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, which provides construction funds for local housing at no cost to the town.

Board Of Commissioners

View the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners page.

Senior Housing

To address the problem of housing for senior citizens, the cities, towns, and some villages in Nassau County have built specially-designed housing projects for the middle and limited income groups. Income, assets, and residency requirements vary. Write to the Housing Authority in the appropriate city, town, or village for an application.

View the Housing Authority Offices in the Resource Directory.

Other Senior Citizen Housing

There are a limited number of other housing developments. Preference is usually given to residents in the community of location.

View the Senior Citizen Housing Developments in the Resource Directory.

Senior Living Resources

To view resources for other senior living options, including assisted living facilities, please visit the Senior Guidance website.

Section 8 Housing

Effective September 1, 2020, the Town of Hempstead Section 8 Housing Program was transferred to Nassau County. Any questions concerning this program should be directed to Nassau County by calling 572-1900.