Rental Relief Funds Available

Apply for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program.

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Are you eligible for assistance?

Onondaga County has received funds to assist with the payment of back rent, utilities owed, and in some cases, future rent. We are welcoming all residents that meet the following criteria to apply:

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An individual in your household has had a reduction of income or other financial hardship due to COVID-19.

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An individual within your household can demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability.

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You have an obligation to pay rental arrears and rent.

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Your household income is at or below 80 percent of the area’s median income.

Find out if you qualify

Please send any additional documentation for your application to

We want to help you with your housing stability. Don't wait to apply, limited funds available.

If you are a landlord,  encourage or help your tenant apply or apply on their behalf.  Both the landlord and tenant need to participate and can independently apply.

If you need assistance with your application, please contact us:

Call: 315-435-2700 select 3 when prompted or dial 211

Email: rental.assistance@dfa.state.ny.us

If you need assistance with your application, please contact us:

select 3 when prompted or dial 211

Helpful Resources

The following community organizations are ready to assist you:

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Tenant

Free Resource Information

To learn more about our services, download our resource flyer below.

Please call 315-435-2700 select 3 when prompted for assistance in another language.

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    Landlord

    Free Resource Information

    To learn more about our services, download our resource flyer below.

    Please call 315-435-2700 select 3 when prompted for assistance in another language.

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      General Public

      Free Resource Information

      To learn more about our services, download our resource flyer below.

      Please call 315-435-2700 select 3 when prompted for assistance in another language.

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        Rental Relief Funds Available

        Apply for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program.