a public assistance program that pays rent arrears if you can prove that you can pay the current and future rent.
The One Shot Deal from public assistance is the biggest source of assistance. There are also charities that help to pay some of the arrears. The HomeBase program may also help you…Read More
Call our hotline at 212-962-4795 for a screening. If you qualify, we will tell you which charities have funds, what requirements they have, and how to contact them. We can also explain…Read More
You can apply using Access HRA. Or go to the HRA center that serves your neighborhood. If you have a marshal’s notice you can go to the HRA office in Housing Court…Read More
HRA does not require that you have a case in Housing Court. They should process your application if you receive a demand letter from the landlord. The process can take a long…Read More
Make sure you keep a copy of every document you give to HRA. Keep good notes with the name and the phone number of everyone you talk to. List the date and…Read More
To qualify for a one shot deal you need to show that you can afford your apartment in the future. If you don’t have enough income to pay the rent, you will…Read More
Most people will have to pay HRA back. If you do not attempt to pay back the one shot deal, HRA could send your case to collections. Making a payment plan can…Read More