As rents and cost of living rise, lack of access to stable, affordable housing is a major driver of poverty in New York City. Robin Hood funds solutions that keep families housed, avoid eviction, and expand affordability.



The average stay in the NYC shelter system for families with children in 2023



Adults and children live in NYC shelters, a record number for 2023



Of New Yorkers living in poverty are rent burdened, and on average spend 70% of their cash income on rent

Rental Assistance Vouchers

Expanding access to rental assistance vouchers while improving and expanding access to other rental assistance programs

Eviction Prevention

Preventing evictions and homelessness for low-income New Yorkers

Affordable Housing

Increasing the supply of affordable housing