Section 8

The 10 most active New York City Council members providing free personal Section 8 assistance to New Yorkers like you.


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Rafael Espinal
New York City Council
NYC Council 37th District
Councilperson REspinal@council.nyc.gov 718-642-8664 Rafael Espinal Rafael Espinal @RLEspinal on Twitter
#1 Rafael Espinal
37th District - Brooklyn

Section 8
60 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
Food Stamps Affordable Housing / Apartment U.S. Citizenship Green Card Section 8 NYCHA New Application NYCHA Misc.

Contact
Phone: 718-642-8664
Email: REspinal@council.nyc.gov

Julissa Ferreras
New York City Council
NYC Council 21st District
Councilperson CD21invites@council.nyc.gov 718-651-1917 Julissa Ferreras @JulissaFerreras on Twitter
#2 Julissa Ferreras
21st District - Queens

Section 8
38 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
Income Tax Refund Tax Preparation Assistance Food Stamps Affordable Housing / Apartment NYCHA New Application U.S. Citizenship

Contact
Phone: 718-651-1917
Email: CD21invites@council.nyc.gov

Chaim M. Deutsch
New York City Council
NYC Council 48th District
Councilperson cdeutsch@council.nyc.gov 718-368-9176 Chaim M. Deutsch Chaim M. Deutsch @ChaimDeutsch on Twitter
#3 Chaim M. Deutsch
48th District - Brooklyn

Section 8
34 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
Misc (Wills / Court Docs / etc.) Landlord / Managing Agent Issues Tax Preparation Assistance Police Precinct Parking Permits SCHE Housing

Contact
Phone: 718-368-9176
Email: cdeutsch@council.nyc.gov

Antonio Reynoso
New York City Council
NYC Council 34th District
Councilperson areynoso@council.nyc.gov 718-963-3141 Antonio Reynoso Antonio Reynoso @CMReynoso34 on Twitter
#4 Antonio Reynoso
34th District - Brooklyn

Section 8
33 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
Tax Preparation Assistance Tax Assessments Section 8 Food Stamps HPD Housing Lottery HPD Lottery

Contact
Phone: 718-963-3141
Email: areynoso@council.nyc.gov

Deborah Rose
New York City Council
NYC Council 49th District
Councilperson DROSE@Council.nyc.gov 718-556-7370 Deborah Rose Deborah Rose @CMDebiRose on Twitter
#5 Deborah Rose
49th District - Staten Island

Section 8
27 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
Section 8 Abandoned Building Con Edison Affordable Housing / Apartment NYCHA New Application Abandoned Vehicle

Contact
Phone: 718-556-7370
Email: DROSE@Council.nyc.gov

Ritchie Torres
New York City Council
NYC Council 15th District
Councilperson 718-842-8100 Ritchie Torres Ritchie Torres @RitchieTorres on Twitter
#6 Ritchie Torres
15th District - Bronx
Melissa Mark-Viverito
New York City Council
NYC Council 8th District
Councilperson mviverito@council.nyc.gov 212-828-9800 Melissa Mark-Viverito Melissa Mark-Viverito @MMViverito on Twitter
#7 Melissa Mark-Viverito
8th District - Manhattan & Bronx

Section 8
14 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
NYCHA Building Maintenance NYCHA Misc. Food Stamps Affordable Housing / Apartment Maintenance Building Maintenance Landlord / Managing Agent Issues

Contact
Phone: 212-828-9800
Email: mviverito@council.nyc.gov

Margaret Chin
New York City Council
NYC Council 1st District
Councilperson chin@council.nyc.gov 212-587-3159 Margaret Chin Margaret Chin @CM_MargaretChin on Twitter
#8 Margaret Chin
1st District - Manhattan

Section 8
11 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
Heat / Hot Water NYCHA Building Maintenance Affordable Housing / Apartment Noise - Construction Landlord / Managing Agent Issues Noise - Other

Contact
Phone: 212-587-3159
Email: chin@council.nyc.gov

Ydanis Rodriguez
New York City Council
NYC Council 10th District
Councilperson yrodriguez@council.nyc.gov 917-521-2616 Ydanis Rodriguez @ydanis on Twitter
#9 Ydanis Rodriguez
10th District - Manhattan

Section 8
10 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
NYCHA New Application U.S. Citizenship NYCHA Misc. Affordable Housing / Apartment Landlord / Managing Agent Issues Misc (Wills / Court Docs / etc.)

Contact
Phone: 917-521-2616
Email: yrodriguez@council.nyc.gov

Helen Rosenthal
New York City Council
NYC Council 6th District
Councilperson Helen@HelenRosenthal.com 212-873-0282 Helen Rosenthal Helen Rosenthal @HelenRosenthal on Twitter
#9 Helen Rosenthal
6th District - Manhattan

Section 8
10 cases in the past year

Top Active Services
Lease Issue SCRIE Eviction Affordable Housing / Apartment Repair Assistance Landlord / Managing Agent Issues

Contact
Phone: 212-873-0282
Email: Helen@HelenRosenthal.com

Section 8 Service Activity

These charts show the cumulative number of Section 8 cases for each NYC Council District and the total weekly amount of Section 8 casework for all New York City Council members over the last year.

Year Cumulative Casework

Total Weekly Activity