Welcome toNEW DESTINY housing

New Destiny is a New York City nonprofit founded in 1994 to provide housing and services to one of the City’s most vulnerable homeless populations – victims of domestic violence and their children. We are committed to increasing permanent housing options for domestic violence survivors by building affordable housing and improving their access to existing housing resources.

Impact at a glance

New Destiny is the ONLY organization in New York City that is dedicated to building affordable housing for domestic violence survivors and their children who are homeless.

220+

domestic violence survivors placed in permanent homes by HousingLink

1000

adults and children receive on‑site services

100

percent of domestic violence survivors stably housed and 99% violence free in FY 2021

107

units of affordable housing for domestic violence survivors in development

10

affordable housing projects with 297 units for domestic violence survivors developed

Frequently Asked

Questions

How do domestic violence survivors find housing?

This is the first of a series of videos to help visitors find quick answers to their questions. Visit... Read more

Can you help me find an apartment?

New Destiny’s website has a section on finding affordable housing. Most affordable housing is accessed through New York City’s... Read more

How can I find housing if I have a criminal background, bad credit history and history with housing court (eviction)?

Having a criminal history, poor credit or poor rental history can make it more difficult to find an apartment.... Read more

What should I do if my Section 8 voucher is expiring?

If your section 8 is scheduled to expire soon you must apply for an extension with the agency that... Read more