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Updated Assistance to pay late rent and utilities owed due to COVID-19.

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) | NYC DSS and HRA / NY State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) / U.S. Treasury

1. How it Works

The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) helps renters with rental arrears (late rent), late utility bills, limited future rent, and provides protection from certain types of eviction and rent increases.

Update: Applications closed November 14, 2021. Any applications that have already been submitted will be reviewed by the State and payment will depend on available funding.

If you applied to ERAP before November 14, 2021 at 10pm:

More ways to get help with this program

Get help online

Call 311

Call 311 and say “Tenant Helpline”.

Call the NY State ERAP Call Center

  • Call the NY State ERAP Call Center at 1-844-NY1-RENT (1-844-691-7368) 8am – 7pm daily.
  • For TTY call 833-843-8829.

Call or Visit an ERAP Enroller

On HRA’s site find ERAP Enroller Organizations that can help you apply.

Last Updated Tuesday, November 23rd, 10:41am

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