The new COVID Rent Relief Program will provide eligible households with a one-time rental subsidy that will be sent directly to the household’s landlord.
Applicants will not need to repay this assistance.
The rental assistance payment will cover the difference between the household’s rent burden on March 1, 2020 and the increase in rent burden for the months the households is applying for assistance.
Households can apply for up to four months in rental assistance.
TO APPLY: hcr.ny.gov/RRP
NEED HELP COMPLETING THE APPLICATION OR HAVE OTHER TENANT ISSUES?
If you're confused by the application, need assistance completing it, or have other tenant issues, please contact our Tenant Support Services staff by completing this form.
NEED HELP COMPLETING THE APPLICATION OR OTHER TENANT ASSISTANCE?
If you're confused by the application, need assistance completing it, or have other tenant issues, please complete and submit this form and a housing counselor will contact you. There is no charge for this service.