COVID Rent Relief Program Applications Open Today
Jul 16, 2020 renters
New Yorkers can now apply for a one-time rent relief subsidy to offset the burden of rent while so many people remain out of work due to COVID-19. According to the state’s official website,
“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 household is applying for assistance. Households can apply for up to four months in rental assistance.”
Income eligibility and a few other factors apply, so be sure to read the criteria for the assistance. Full details and link to the application can be found here.