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January 31, 2023

Emergency Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Benefit Open as of January 3, 2023

The 2022-2023 Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) benefit opened on January 3, 2023. If you are eligible, the Emergency HEAP Benefit can help you heat […]
January 31, 2023

Improperly Held Security Deposits Will Be Returned by Fairfield Properties after Settlement with NY Attorney General’s Office

Improperly held security deposits will be returned by Fairfield Properties after settlement with New York Attorney General’s Office. New York law requires landlords to provide an itemized […]
January 31, 2023

OTDA ERAP portal CLOSED on January 20th, 2023 due to lack of funds.

OTDA ERAP portal CLOSED on January 20th, 2023 due to lack of funds. OTDA (Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance) is currently processing eligible ERAP (Emergency Rental […]
January 12, 2023

Important Housing Alert! OTDA ERAP Portal Closing January 20, 2023

Apply today! OTDA ERAP portal will close on January 20th, 2023 at 9:00 pm due to lack of funds. (Note: Towns of Hempstead, Islip, or Oyster Bay are […]
January 3, 2023

January 2023 Update regarding ERAP and other Long Island Housing Assistance Programs

Apply today! OTDA ERAP portal will most likely close on January 15th, 2023 due to lack of funds. OTDA (Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance) is currently processing eligible ERAP […]
December 7, 2022

December 2022 Update regarding ERAP and other Long Island Housing Assistance Programs

OTDA (Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance) is currently processing eligible ERAP (Emergency Rental Assistance Program) applications submitted through September 30, 2022. This means that if a […]
November 2, 2022

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Announces New Credit Scoring Models for Mortgages

FHFA Adopts New Credit Scoring Models for Mortgages, Benefitting Vulnerable Consumers: The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced the approval of new credit scoring models for use […]
November 2, 2022

Housing Update regarding 2022 Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Benefits

The 2022-2023 Regular Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) benefit is scheduled to open on November 1, 2022. If you are eligible, you may receive one regular HEAP […]
November 2, 2022

October 2022 Housing Updates!

OTDA is currently processing eligible ERAP applications submitted through August 31, 2022. Although some towns (such as Town of Brookhaven) have spent their allocated ERAP funds, residents […]