Help for Tenants & Home Buyers

Tenant Support

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP).

Apply for help paying off 12 months of back rent, if your rental arrears were due to COVID-19. Find out more here.


In danger of eviction or need assistance with another tenant service?

Please complete this form or call our office at 718-469-4679 Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm to be connected to a housing specialist.


Need help applying for a rent freeze because you are a senior or a person who is disabled?

Please complete this form or call our office at 718-469-4679 Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm to be connected to a housing specialist.


Need help understanding your rights, including your right to repairs, heat and water, and freedom from harassment?

Please complete this form or call our office at 718-469-4679 Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm to be connected to a housing specialist.



Tenant Resources: Rental Assistance, Eviction Moratorium, Court Updates, Storm Damage Help


Join us for an update on available rental assistance, changes to the eviction moratorium, court procedures, and what to do if you lost property in Tropical Storm Ida.


Monday, September 22 6:00pm - 7:30pm Register here.


Recovery from Storm Damage

If your belongings were damaged due to wind or water from Tropical Storm Ida on Sept. 1, resources and financial assistance are available. Join this webinar to learn how to apply.


Monday, September 20 6:00pm - 7:30pm Register here.




Renter's Insurance Webinars

If you're like most people, you can't afford to lose everything to a fire, building leak, or other catastrophe. Join our free webinar to make sure you:

  • know what you're buying

  • make sure you're getting what you're paying for

  • don't overpay

No sales, just education!


Tuesday, September 14 3:00pm - 4:00pm Register here.



Financial Fitness Webinars


All first-time home buyers are also encouraged to take an upcoming Financial Fitness Workshop to learn about:

  • Setting financial goals, like purchasing a first home

  • Creating a budget and savings plan

  • Improving credit

Thursday, September 23 6:00pm - 7:30pm Register here.




Flood Insurance: Do You Need It?

If you live in an apartment on the ground floor of a building in a high-risk flood zone, you should also have flood insurance. Join us for a free webinar to learn more. No sales, just education!


Thursday, October 6 12:00pm-1:00pm Register here.





First-Time Home Buyer SUPPORT


First-Time Home Buyer Orientations


Thinking about purchasing a first home but not sure where to begin?

Interested in learning about education and assistance that's available?

Join us for webinars that will get you started!


Hear from industry professionals what the different people involved in a real estate transaction do.

Learn about home buyer grants for down-payment and closing cost assistance.

Get valuable advice on how to avoid costly mistakes in today's real estate market.


Choose the date that works best for you:


Tuesday, September 14 6:00pm - 7:30pm Register here.

Tuesday, September 28 12:00pm - 1:30pm Register here.


Note:

These webinars are NOT the Homeownership Class and there is no Certificate of Completion issued for attending. Photo (c) Maxim Pierre.


Landlord Training


If you're thinking about buying a multi-family home, THIS is HUD course your bank wants you to take!

  • Do you know NYC regulations?

  • Do you know fair housing and lease rules?

  • Do you know multi-unit property insurance?

Join us for an eye-opening two-hour class on the rules and regulations of being a NYC landlord.


$100 Fee Includes Certification for HUD Education Requirements

10% Discount for current owners ($90)

Pre-payment required.


Afternoon and evening courses available.


Tuesday, September 21 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Thursday, October 7 3:00pm - 5:00pm


Enroll and pay here, and you will be sent a registration link and course materials.





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