Housing Authority

Effective June 1, 2019, the Town of Hempstead Housing Authority waiting list will be closed and the Housing Authority will not be accepting new applications for housing in its 14 rental complexes. Applications for the Golden Age Coop Housing Program will still be accepted.

760 Jerusalem Avenue
Uniondale, New York 11553

(516) 485-9666

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

Dr. Frank J. Saracino, Chairman
Francis J. Ammendolea, Vice Chairman
Blanche A. Shelton, Secretary
Ian Leigh, Board Member
Sheldon L. Shrenkel, Board Member

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.

Other Senior Citizen Housing

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

Senior Living Resources

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


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