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News and Upcoming Events

NEWS ABOUT IMPORTANT BENEFITS FOR FAMILIES

 

Emergency Rental Assistance

Please share with families that New York State is accepting applications for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). The program helps with rent arrears (owed back rent). Undocumented families are eligible to apply.

Call Center: 844-NY1-RENT (844-691-7368)

New York State Website / New York City Website
 

Child Tax Credit

Starting July 15, 2021, payments will automatically be made monthly from the IRS if families have filed taxes for tax year 2020 or tax year 2019. If families did not file, they can:


 
Emergency Broadband Benefit Program
 

This FCC program provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband (internet) bills for qualifying low-income households.

Eligible households can receive up to $50/mo + 1-time device discount.