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

Rensselaer County HEAP contacts

Department of Social Services

Rensselaer County Department of Social Services

547 River Street
Troy, NY 12180
Phone: (518) 266-7960
Days Open: Monday - Friday

Alternate Certifiers

Rensselaer County Department of Aging

1600 7th Avenue
Troy, NY 12180
Phone: (518) 270-2730
Days Open: Monday - Friday

After Hours Emergency Contact

Rensselaer County Department of Social Services After Hours

Phone: (518) 283-2000
Days Open: Monday - Friday

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