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NEW - Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

This program provides economic relief to low and moderate-income households at risk of homelessness and housing instability. 

For questions and information on how to apply, call 1-844-691-7368 or visit otda.ny.gov.

View Helpful COVID-19 Related Tenant Information

 

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Important Notices and Recently Revised Documents


 

DHCR's Partners - Access Housing Referrals

 

Strengthening New York State Rent Regulations - The Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019

 

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NOTE- Fact Sheet #32: Eviction
Eviction Moratorium extended to August 31, 2021

Contact Us
By phone:

Rent Info Line: 1 (833) 499-0343

In Person, by appointment only:

Visit one of our borough rent offices

Online Applications for Renters
Tenants of rent regulated apartments can visit the Renter's Online Applications page to apply for a rent reduction based on decreased services, perform a rent regulated building search, and check the status of a case using its docket number