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Welcome to Nazareth Housing

Opening Doors Transforming Lives Ending Homelessness

In-House Services

Nazareth Housing can help you when you need it most. Click below to find out more about our services.

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Sister Marion Agnes Daniel Special Appeal

Help us continue the legacy of our founder.

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Rauction Winners Announced

Congratulations to Leonard Shavel and John P. Coffey for winning two great artworks.

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About Nazareth Housing

Nazareth Housing is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit, non-sectarian organization with a long and proud history of innovation and advocacy in the field of housing, emergency shelter and homelessness prevention for low-income families. Founded in 1983, Nazareth Housing grew from the grass roots efforts of families and individuals on the Lower East Side dedicated to preventing and ending homelessness through urban homesteading. Under the direction of Sr. Marion Agnes Daniel, MSBT, Nazareth Housing refurbished buildings and taught individuals and families critical skills to maintain stable housing. Thirty years later, we operate two buildings with forty (40) units of permanent housing and forty six (46) units of emergency family shelter. With a strong presence in the Lower East Side and Harlem communities, Nazareth plans to expand services to the Bronx in the coming year. We offer families and individuals, throughout all five boroughs, with housing counseling, secure food resources at our pantry, LifeLab workshops at our Center for Learning and Self-Sufficiency (CLASS), and youth programming. Read more.

Holiday Celebrations!


Nazareth Housing and Thorpe Family Residence celebrate the holiday season with more than 500 of our nearest and dearest neighbors. Click here to witness the festivities.


Thanksgiving 2014


More than 140 individuals feasted on turkey and all the fixings Tuesday evening at Nazareth Housing’s Thanksgiving celebration. Click here to read the press release and view photos of the event here.