Emergency Rental Assistance Program

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Town of Oyster Bay Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Department of Intergovernmental Affairs
(516) 797-7973

The Emergency Rental Assistance program created by the United States Congress makes funding available to assist households that are unable to pay rent or utilities. Two separate programs have been established: ERA1 provides up to $25 billion nationwide under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, which was enacted on December 27, 2020, and ERA2 provides up to $21.55 billion nationwide under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which was enacted on March 11, 2021. The funds are provided directly to states, U.S. territories, local governments, and Indian tribes. Grantees use the funds to provide assistance to eligible households through existing or newly created rental assistance programs.


The Town of Oyster Bay is pleased to announce that it will be administering the Emergency Rental Assistance Program on behalf of Town residents. To request an opportunity to submit an application, please provide the information requested below. You will be contacted when the application process commences in the near future. For further information, please call the Department of Intergovernmental Affairs at (516) 797-7973.


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