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


OTDA Home Resources for Working Families Housing


Find affordable housing; avoid foreclosure, and more helpful tips.

Affordable Housing
A tool that helps connect New Yorkers to available affordable housing.
Guide to Avoiding Foreclosure
The US Department of Housing and Urban Development offers information to assist you whether you’re in foreclosure now or worried about it in the future.
Public Housing
Provides decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities.

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