Important Information Regarding the Emergency Rental Assistance Program

The Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) will be administering an Emergency Rental Assistance Program to provide eligible households in New York State with a one-time rental subsidy that will be sent directly to the household’s landlord. OTDA is developing an online application portal for tenants and landlords to apply for this program and will be releasing additional information regarding eligibility criteria and the application process soon.

Last updated: February 19, 2021, 10:30 AM

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Krista Rock, General Counsel

Counsel’s Office is responsible for establishing and interpreting legal policy for OTDA and for providing legal advice and counsel to OTDA’s program and administrative support divisions. Counsel’s Office also provides legal advice and counsel to local social services districts and other agencies, where appropriate.

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