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

Laws & Policies

OTDA Home Laws & Policies


Policy Directives

Provide local social services districts and other interested parties informed about current OTDA program policy and procedures impacting OTDA programs.


Rule Review

OTDA’s list of rules that were reviewed last year and rules that will be reviewed this year begin on page 79 of 100 of the attached New York State Register.

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