Senior Disabled Housing

As of 2017 Public Housing is now the Rental Assistance Demonstration Program (RAD). Please be aware that the application is for the Rental Assistance Demonstration Program (RAD) Wait-list is an application for an apartment at Magnolia Gardens or Manhasset Valley. Due to the ever-changing nature of the wait-list, we are unable to provide a definitive time frame for how long any particular applicant might be on the list before being offered an apartment. Each applicant is ranked based on a series of preference points such as: the submission date of the application, local residency, homelessness, veteran status, and building preference. All inquiries regarding applications and applicant status must be done so via mail. Any changes to the application such as address or contact information are the responsibility of the applicant and must be made in writing or online at

Below you will find many of the forms that are typically requested from the North Hempstead Housing Authority and placed here for your convenience.

Resident Manual revised June 2018dc

Revised 2017 Pet Policy (4-26-2017)

For Additional Senior Housing Information:

Homestead Senior Apartments

The Homestead Senior Apartments has provided the opportunity to reinvent a once blighted site as a viable and affordable senior community. The project consists of the entire site where the abandoned Grand Street School once stood. Our vision for this will include 77 affordable independent living units for seniors 62 and older in the middle of a pleasant residential neighborhood. The 2.23-acre site will be located at 252 Grand Street, West bury, NY 11590.

This beautiful energy efficient, senior only development is a mix of 60 one-bedroom units and 17 two-bedroom units. Each unit is outfitted with a washer, dryer, and additional linen and bedroom storage. The Homestead Senior Apartments includes a Community Facility with a community room, and mail room. Utilities include municipal water/sewer connections, gas heat and electric provided by PSEG.

The Homestead Senior Apartments include 76 parking spaces for the exclusive use of the residents, 12 of which are designated as handicap-only spaces. In addition to parking, the grounds feature several seating and activity areas for residents to enjoy the exterior amenities.


Magnolia Gardens

This three-story building with elevator access to all levels was built in 1986. Magnolia Gardens offers 87 units, ranging from studio to 1-bedroom apartments. There is an on-site modern laundry room, renovate billiard and community room, as well as a newly added fitness center. All common areas renovated in 2019 With lush gardens, an active chicken coop and a relaxing patio and Koi pond, Magnolia Gardens is a premium place to live.

The Magnolia Gardens is not just a great place to live in North Hempstead , NY but also has a locally renown garden facilities that you may have seen on the Newday website.

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Manhasset Valley

Manhasset Valley, a four-story building with elevator access to all levels, was completed in 1979. This building has 98 units, either Studio or 1-bedroom apartments. It now offers a newly (2018) renovated community room and lobby, as well as a fully equipped fitness center and brand new billiard/game room. Located minutes from shops, LIRR and highways, Manhasset Valley has a beautiful private patio and mini garden oasis and is a highly sought after location.

For Repairs:
Call our work order (516) 365-0665 (this number is ONLY for repairs). For work order repairs and other town services tenants can call 311

Download other forms and policies you may need on or FORMS/DOCUMENTS page.