Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) Information

Emergency Rent Assistance Program (ERAP)

Those eligible should act fast: once the funding is gone, it’s gone.

State Offices of Temporary Disability Assistance (OTDA) will be processing renters’ applications in the vast majority of states.

Renters/Landlords must apply ONLINE:

nysrenthelp.otda.ny.gov

1-844-691-7368

As soon as you see it on the screen, write down your application REGISTRATION NUMBER – it will be required durins this process.
If you go back to find it, you may have to begin all over again!

Have the following actual documents before you sign on:

  • Current utility bill (Con Ed)
  • Proof of the rent you owe right now (or your lease)
  • Landlord’s EMAIL;
  • Photo lDs for everyone in the household over 18 (Drivers license with address that has rent arrears or passport);
  • Proof of income for atl in the household (current pay stub). Unemployment insurance statement showing amount you get. lf you have direct deposit and no pay stub, get
  • Bank statement that shows the direct deposit.
  • 2020 tax return: but just signature pages?  Page with gross or something different
  • Re: lease, only page with amount and signatures

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