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New York State Emergency Rental Assistance Program Reports

The Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance is required to produce reports on the operations of the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. The following jurisdictions that were allocated funding for emergency rental assistance directly from the federal government and opted to participate in the New York Emergency Rental Assistance Program: Albany County, Dutchess County, Erie County, Nassau County, New York City (includes Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens and Richmond), Niagara County, Oneida County, Orange County, Rockland County, Saratoga County, Suffolk County, Westchester County, City of Buffalo, Town of Babylon, Town of Brookhaven, Town of Huntington, and Town of North Hempstead. The following jurisdictions that originally opted to administer their own programs have certified to the State that they have obligated all of the funds that they received directly from the Federal government and are now participating in the State-administered program. Residents of these jurisdictions may be eligible for assistance from the State-administered program as of the dates noted below.

  • City of Yonkers — January 20, 2022
  • Onondaga County — February 9, 2022
  • Monroe County (including Rochester) — May 31, 2022

Summary Data through September 23, 2022 (Applications data is through September 22, 2022)

  • Total Applications: 366,862
  • Number of Applications Paid: 197,363
  • Value of Payments Issued to Landlords: $2.5 billion
  • Total Assistance Obligated and/or Paid through August 31, 2022: $2.9 billion
  • Number of Provisionally Approved Tenant Applications Submitted through August 31, 2022, Pending Landlord Verification: 33,865
  • Estimated Value of Provisionally Approved Tenant Applications Submitted through August 31, 2022, Pending Landlord Verification: $428 million
  • Number of Provisionally Approved Tenant Applications Exceeding 180 Day Holding Period: 9,000
  • Estimated Value of Provisionally Approved Tenant Applications Exceeding the 180 Day Holding Period*: $114 million

*This figure represents funds that were previously obligated, but have been freed up due to the expiration of the 180-day period for landlords to cooperate.

County by Zip Code ERAP Application Counts

Jurisdiction by Zip Code ERAP Application Counts

ERAP Applicant Demographics

County ERAP Payments

Jurisdiction ERAP Payments

New York State Emergency Rental Assistance Utility Arrears Program through September 23, 2022

  • Number of Utility Payments: 81,941
  • Value of Payments Issued: $108 million

ERAP Utility Payments by County

ERAP Utility Payments by Jurisdiction

New York State Landlord Rental Assistance Program (LRAP) through September 23, 2022

  • Number of LRAP Applications: 55,018
  • Number of LRAP Payments: 25,869
  • Value of LRAP Payments Issued: $262 million

LRAP Applications and Payments by County

State-Funded ERAP for Over 80 Percent Area Median Income (AMI) through September 23, 2022

  • Number of State Over 80 ERAP Applications: 6,463
  • Number of State Over 80 ERAP Payments: 3,760
  • Value of State Over 80 ERAP Payments Issued: $41 million

Over 80 ERAP Applications and Payments by County

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