Nassau County COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program

Calling All Nassau County Residents!

October 2021 Update: The Nassau County Rental Assistance Program can make rental payments for eligible recipients up to six months if recipients can demonstrate an ongoing need.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • At some point on or after March 13, 2020, did you or a member of your household experience a reduction in income, receive unemployment, or face financial hardship?
  • Are you behind on rental payments or utility payments from some point on or after March 13, 2020?
  • Is your household income at or below 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI)?

Monthly rental payments can go up to HUD’s established 2020 Fair Market Rents by unit size, (see below for full details).

Program Income Limits – HUD Moderate (80% of AMI) Income Limits as of April 2020
Household Size 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
Max Income $70,900 $81,050 $91,150 $101,300 $109,400 $117,500 $125,600 $133,700
Program Rent Arrears Limits – HUD Fair Market Rents for Nassau/Suffolk Counties in Effect as of April 2020
Number of Bedrooms Effieciency 1 BR Unit 2 BR Unit 3 BR Unit 4 BR Unit 5 BR Unit 6 BR Unit
Fair Market Rent $1,298 $1,624 $1,992 $2,563 $2,858 $3,287 $3,715

If you answered “yes” to the above questions, please call us today at 1-800-375-1014 or complete an inquiry form to access financial support for past due rent and utility bills. There are no immigration status requirements to qualify!

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