Housing Services

At the Brooklyn Chinese-American Association (BCA), we provide a variety of housing services. Our Housing Specialist offers bilingual (Chinese and English) housing services include the following:

  • Assistance in applying for public housing, senior housing, low-income housing and middle-income housing
  • Assistance in applying for SCRIE (Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption Program), STAR (School Tax Relief), and HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) programs
  • Conflict resolution between tenants and landlords
  • Information and assistance regarding tenant rights and responsibilities
  • Information and assistance regarding landlord rights and responsibilities
  • Information and assistance regarding fair housing laws
  • Information and assistance regarding rent regulations
  • Response for eviction threats and notices
  • Clarification on terms and conditions on leases and other housing related documents
  • Housing advocacy

Referrals are made in the following areas:

  • Loans for renovation and rehabilitation
  • Homebuyer education courses
  • First home club
  • Affordable homeownership options
  • Reverse mortgages

Information and inquiries:

Program Location: 5000 8th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11220
Hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Days of Operation: Monday to Friday
Telephone: (718) 438-0008