For guidance and assistance with any social service needs or opportunities, reach out to the BPJCC Social Service guidance counselor experts at 718.972.6600 ext. 4615/4610
and extension 4611 for seniors.
Important Update about the NY COVID Rent Relief Program
Did you lose income due to COVID-19 between April and July?
Learn more and apply for the COVID Rent Relief Program at hcr.ny.gov/RRP or by calling
Representatives available Mon-Fri 8:30am– 5:00pm.
Previous applicants do not need to reapply.
Facing eviction or harassment?
Get help by calling 311 and saying “Tenant Helpline” or go to nyc.gov/tenantresourceportal
Please share this information with anyone who may need it.
HEAP Emergency Grant
Heat Assistance Available for Third Round
The third round of HEAP Emergency Grant applications are available until June 30 or until funds are allocated - whichever comes first. Those who have an emergency shut-off notification can apply for HEAP's Emergency Grant EVEN if they received one previously.
Call the HEAP Hotline at 212-331-3126.
First-time applicants can apply below.
Covid-19 FAQ New York City Housing Authority NYCHA
NYCHA answers questions on
Housing Legal Assistance
If you have legal questions regarding your housing (eviction, foreclosure, or any other housing-related concern) you can contact the following organizations to get answers to your questions:
NYLAG: NYLAG is providing phone consultations at 212-613-5000.
Met Council on Housing: Call Met Council on Housing Tenants Rights Hotline (English and Spanish) at 212-979-0611. Hours are Mondays & Wednesdays from 1:30pm - 8:00pm and Friday 1:30pm - 5:00pm.
NYC Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Section 8 voucher holders having trouble paying rent because of income loss should email firstname.lastname@example.org or send a fax to 212-863-5299.
HPD will be suspending any subsidy termination actions until further notice. For more information click the link below.