Housing Assistance

NHS is a nonprofit organization committed to supporting the residents of Cayuga, Chemung, Cortland, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins, and Tioga Counties find – and stay in – affordable housing.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the lives of community members, Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services (INHS) has worked with funders to establish the COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program. The program is designed to provide rent relief for up to three months to eligible households who have experienced a loss of income related to the public health crisis.

Help for Tompkins County individuals, homeless or in danger of becoming homeless, in finding safe and secure housing and financial means to keep it.

A Place to Stay is a transitional housing program for single homeless women. 

Homeless Assistance Programs in Tompkins County

The Public Housing (PH) program is a subsidized housing program which allows qualified participants the opportunity to rent housing units that are owned by Ithaca Housing Authority with assistance from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).