Program: Public Benefits

Program Snapshot: Advocacy for rental arrears assistance from the NYC Human Resources Administration (HRA) to prevent eviction. This advocacy includes assistance maintaining an active cash assistance case with HRA.

Services: Based on eligibility and need, services can include

  • Assistance applying for emergency rent arrears payments (one shot deals)
  • Coordinated public benefits legal services to obtain/maintain cash assistance benefits and/or a Family Eviction Prevention Supplement (FEPS).

Eligibility:  Individuals or families may be eligible if they are

  • Currently receiving housing legal services

How to Enroll:

  • Public benefits legal services are provided to individuals receiving housing legal services.


  • For more information, call us at 212-822-8300