Financial Relief

Amid school and business closings, many families are experiencing financial stress. Look into the news and resources below for free services and financial relief.

Know your rights

  • Rent relief for public housing residents: Tenants in New York City Housing Authority housing who have lost income due to the coronavirus crisis may qualify for a reduction in rent. Find out more »

Free services

  • Legal services: The New York Bar Association is offering a range of resources and legal services to New Yorkers during the coronavirus pandemic including a legal hotline, a remote legal clinic for small businesses and life-planning assistance for healthcare workers. Get more information »
  • Free delivery of groceries and supplies: Volunteers across the city are delivering groceries, medication and other necessities to elderly and otherwise at-risk residents. Get a delivery or sign up to volunteer »

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