Housing – Nassau Suffolk Law Services


March 31, 2020

NY can help homeowners — and save money

The state must allocate $20 million a year in the state budget permanently to fund the Homeowner Protection Program, or it would virtually disappear overnight. Newsday […]
July 15, 2020

NYS HCR COVID Rental Assistance Program – Launching July 16

New York State Homes and Community Renewal’s (HCR) COVID Rent Relief Program will launch. The program will provide eligible households with a one-time rental subsidy that […]
October 13, 2020

Eviction Actions May Proceed

The New York courts suspended eviction proceedings as a result of the pandemic in March 2020. While the courts have accepted new filings from landlords since […]
January 7, 2022

Most recent rental tenant update 1/7/22

Update! The OTDA ERAP portal is only open to residents of counties/towns who have not spent their allocated ERAP funds. Suffolk and Nassau County residents are […]
January 7, 2022

Apply TODAY for Homeowner Assistance

The New York Homeowner Assistance Fund (NYS HAF) is now accepting applications.The New York State Homeowner Assistance Fund is a federally funded program dedicated to assisting […]
January 7, 2022

Suffolk County ERAP Webinar

On January 5, 2022, Nassau Suffolk Law Services, Family Service League, Touro Law Center and OLA of Eastern Long Island collaborated with Riverhead Free Library and […]
March 23, 2022

Important ERAP Update and notification that Town of Oyster Bay ERAP Program open until May 13, 2022

Update! New York State’s Eviction Moratorium ended on January 15, 2022. Although some towns have spent their allocated ERAP funds, residents in all towns can still apply for […]
May 18, 2022

Latest Rental Assistance Updates

Update! The 2022-23 State budget includes additional funds to support the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). Prior to the addition of these funds, OTDA anticipated funding applications […]