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

Reasonable Accommodation

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Reasonable Accommodation

The State of New York is committed to assuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities. To this end, it is OTDA policy to provide reasonable accommodation in all its accommodations, programs and services.

The Agency's Designee for Reasonable Accommodations (DRA) and Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator (ADA Coordinator) is identified below. If you require accommodation for an OTDA program or service, please submit a request to:

Daniela Paixao e Silva, DRA/ADA Coordinator

Bureau of Human Resources
Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance
Floor 12B, 40 North Pearl Street
Albany, NY 12243

Phone: 518-473-8555
Fax: 518-473-8590

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