The official Emergency Rental Assistance Program for New York State

Program Overview and Eligibility


Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

The New York State Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) will provide significant economic relief to help low and moderate-income households at risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability by providing rental arrears, temporary rental assistance and utility arrears assistance.

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Landlord Rental Assistance Program (LRAP)

Starting Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 9:00am, applications will be accepted for the Landlord Rental Assistance Program (LRAP) which provides rental assistance for landlords whose tenants are unwilling to apply for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), including where the tenant has left the rental property. Assistance may be provided for households with rent up to 150 percent of the Fair Market Rent (FMR) for the county where the property is located.

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Need Help?

You can contact our Client Call Center at: 1-844-NY1-RENT (1-844-691-7368)