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

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

Long Island Green Homes

CDC administers the Long Island Green Homes and Buildings Consortium which includes the Towns of Babylon, Brookhaven, Huntington, Islip, North Hempstead, Smithtown and Southampton, the Sustainability Institute at Molloy College, Nassau and Suffolk Counties, NYSERDA, LIPA and National Grid.  The Consortium is raising homeowner awareness of opportunities to save energy.

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.

Mold Cleaning & Remediation Program for Homes Flooded by Superstorm Sandy

Inspection, Cleaning & Treatment

What is mold remediation?
▪ Cleaning with soap and detergent
▪ Removal with HEPA vacuum
▪ Treatment with disinfectant

Click here to find out more information and if your eligible for this program.

CDCLI Funding Corporation Announces Partnership with HDF Connects on SmartMove second mortgage product

The CDCLI Funding Corporation announced earlier today a new partnership with HDF Connects to allow first time homebuyers to apply for SmartMove New York, a down payment assistance loan product, from HDF Connects. CDCLI Funding Corporation is a Community Development Financial Institution and has many loan products that promote healthy and sustainable homeownership.