Steuben County SealHousing is a critical element of a vibrant and sustainable Steuben County. An appropriate mix of housing options is important to meet the needs and desires of our talented workforce and our elder citizens who would like to stay in familiar communities. The department actively furthers Fair Housing principles and partners with other agencies and local governments to improve unsafe or substandard housing conditions and provide affordable housing choice for all income levels.


New York State Division of Human Rights (NY DHR)

  • New York State Division of Human RightsNY DHR: Protecting and Furthering Equality in New York State. New laws are in place to end discrimination and inequality based on gender.
  • NY DHR Fair Housing: Federal, state, and local fair housing laws work to ensure that all individuals have equal housing opportunities. See the NY DHR Fair Housing Guide (PDF).

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)

Housing and Urban Development (HUD)HUD: Fair Housing Is Your Right

Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. (LawNY)

Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. - LAW NYLawNY: Providing free legal aid to people with civil legal problems in western New York.

Arbor Housing & Development

Arbor Housing and Development - Building Independence. Creating Housing Options.Arbor Housing and Development: Enhancing the quality of life in communities by building independence and creating housing options.

Corning, NY

Corning, NYLearn about Corning's Residential Housing Improvement and Expansion Strategy.

City of Hornell Housing Authority

City of Hornell Housing AuthorityCity of Hornell Housing Authority: Maintaining, constructing, and assisting households and individuals of the Hornell Community with quality, economically efficient, environmentally friendly, and personally safe homes.

Steuben County Land Bank Corporation (SCLBC)

The SCLBC endeavors to reverse the trend of declining property values and further deterioration of Steuben County's housing and commercial stock by stabilizing neighborhoods, encouraging private investment, and improving the quality of life for Steuben County residents.