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The Bridge Fund of New York Inc.

We prevent homelessness
among the working poor.

The mission of The Bridge Fund is to prevent homelessness for vulnerable, working poor individuals and families who are threatened with the loss of their housing, but often do not qualify for emergency government assistance.

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What we do.


Our financial assistance includes interest-free loans or grants which are used to resolve the immediate crisis.


We provide one-on-one budget counseling to give our clients the tools to better manage their finances on an ongoing basis.

Current Updates

New York's Rental Arrears Crisis
New York is facing a rental arrears crisis that could result in tens of thousands of evictions, deterioration of living conditions and financial distress in affordable housing buildings. Mounting arrears also pose acute consequences for the city’s public housing. The Bridge Fund participated in the federal government's Emergency Rental Assistance Program and helped prevent hundreds of evictions. When the ERAP funding ran out, many NY tenants were still in arrears leaving their affordable housing at risk. The Bridge Fund's assistance is critical to preserving affordable housing. Read more about this crisis in the report from the New York Housing Conference of March 2023.

Help for Westchester homeowners with mortgage arrears. Learn more HERE.

Issues of racial injustice and Income inequality are dominating the national conversation. Learn more about Where We Stand.


Clients are monitored after our intervention to assess the effectiveness of The Bridge Fund model.

In 2022, The Bridge Fund of New York Inc.
provided financial assistance to:




In 32 years of service, The Bridge Fund of New York Inc. has financially assisted 50,641 working poor individuals in close to 200,500 households.

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Facing eviction and need help?

Visit our contact page on ways to obtain a referral. The Bridge Fund does not directly receive client applications at its corporate office.