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.


domestic violence survivors placed in permanent homes by HousingLink


adults and children receive on-site services


Percent of domestic violence survivors stably housed and 99% violence free in FY 2020


units of service-enriched affordable housing in development


affordable housing projects with 347 units developed

Frequently Asked


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 housing... 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

I am having problems with my shelter placement, can New Destiny help?

If you are experiencing problems with your shelter placement or the shelter staff please follow your shelter’s grievance procedure.... Read more