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.

CDCLI Wins Annual TD Charitable Foundation “Housing for Everyone” Affordable Housing Grant Competition and Awarded $100,000 for Rental Housing in Suffolk County

Community Development Corporation of Long Island (CDCLI) was recently awarded a $100,000 affordable housing grant through the TD Charitable Foundation’s “Housing for Everyone” grant competition. The grant will be used to develop affordable rental housing in Suffolk County.

Homeownership Opportunity for First Time Home Buyers

CDCLI currently has housing opportunities for first time home buyers. These homes are new construction and will be built in Middle Island, Wyandanch, and North Amityville.

▪3 Bedrooms
▪1 & ½ Bathrooms
▪1200-1400 Square Feet
▪Attached Garage
▪Energy Star®  Appliances
▪Hardwood Flooring and Ceramic Tile

Prospective purchasers will need to meet eligibility criteria. For more information click here!