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

HEAP Contacts

OTDA Home Programs & Services Home Energy Assistance Program HEAP Contacts

Local District Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Contacts

Albany County HEAP contacts

Department of Social Services

Albany County Department of Social Services

162 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12210
Phone: (518) 447-7323
Days Open: Monday - Friday

Alternate Certifiers

CHOICES (Cornell Cooperative Extension)

Route 9W, Faith Plaza
Ravena, NY 12143
Phone: (518) 756-8650
Days Open: Monday - Friday

Alternate Certifiers

Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE)

230 Green Street, Floor 3
Albany, NY 12202
Phone: (518) 765-3500
Days Open: Monday - Friday

After Hours Emergency Contact

Homeless and Traveler’s Aid Society (HATAS)

Phone: (518) 463-2124
Days Open: Monday - Friday

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