Job assistance for public housing residents

Jobs Plus | NYC Housing Authority

Work Teen Young Adult

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Jobs Plus is an employment program for working-age NYCHA residents. It helps participants find work and keep more of their earned income. Jobs Plus offers job-related services, help with finances, and community support.

  • Jobs Plus is available at 27 NYCHA developments across 10 sites.
  • Participants can also enroll in the Earned Income Disallowance (EID) program to prevent rent increases once they find a job or get a raise.

Who is eligible

NYCHA residents who are old enough to work and live in one of the 27 developments served can enroll in Jobs-Plus.

How to apply

To find out if Jobs-Plus is available at your NYCHA development and enroll, visit NYCHA’s Office of Resident Economic Empowerment & Sustainability (REES) website.

How to get help


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