Community Development Corporation of Long Island

We Invest in Your Dreams


Homeownership Center

Whether you are a first-time homebuyer, a renter dreaming of homeownership, or a homeowner in need of home maintenance assistance and training, CDCLI can help. We offer grants, loans, training and other assistance to help you gain financial independence and to achieve your dreams. We have several programs to suit your needs.

Rental Housing Assistance

The Housing Choice Voucher program provides rental assistance to low-income families through Federal funds.

Real Estate Development

CDCLI is dedicated to increasing affordable housing opportunities throughout Long Island that meet each community’s needs. Wherever there is opportunity and community support, CDCLI  works with residents, government officials, community leaders and other partners to accomplish affordable housing development.

Home Improvement Program

The Home Improvement Program helps lower income home owners to make repairs to their homes. The Program is funded by the New York State Affordable Housing Corporation and the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation. Grants, deferred payment loans and low interest loans are available to those who qualify.


The Weatherization Assistance Program is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and administered through the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal Energy Services Bureau.
A free program provided to low-income Long Islanders, especially the elderly and disabled, to make their homes more energy efficient.

Organizing Neighborhoods for Emergency Response


Community Development Corporation of Long Island (CDCLI) hosted a NeighborWorks® America training on April 1st at the Long Beach Public Library.  The training was sponsored by New York Community Bank, NeighborWorks® America, Long Beach Community Organizations Active in Disaster, and Long Island Voluntary Organizations...


CDCLI and Conifer Realty Conduct Affordable Housing Lottery

On March 19th at the Coram Firehouse, Community Development Corporation of Long Island (CDCLI) and Conifer Realty conducted a lottery to select tenants and establish a waiting list for the new affordable rental homes being constructed at Wincoram Commons.  The lottery was attended by elected officials, government representatives, and community members, including Suffolk County...