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 and low-cost internet access: Check out this internet resource guide for low-income and fixed income households »
- Get tenant support over the phone: If you're facing housing issues related to the coronavirus crisis, get free advice over the phone »
- 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 »
- Mutual aid: Request help or submit an offer to help others using the NYC mutual aid network »