Tenant Assistance and Eviction Prevention

Funded by Westchester County

The County’s funding for this program requires that the funds pay for operations and programs that have been impacted by COVID-19.

Requirements:

  • Preference given to households residing in Westchester County Consortium Communities
  • Must qualify as a Very Low Income Household; defined as households earning at or below 50% of the Westchester County Area Median Income
  • Must be within 21 days of eviction* or utility shut-off
    *Even if you don’t currently meet the 21-day requirement, we’re taking applications now so you can be qualified for funding when you need it.
  • Must be facing eviction or shut off of utilities due to COVID-19
  • Must NOT owe back rent due before April 1, 2020 or utility bills due before March 15, 2021
  • Maximum payment is 4 months of back rent and utilities
  • Recipients must prove that they have the ability to pay rent going forward
  • Payment will be made directly to landlord, management company or utility.

 

Westchester County Very Low Income Limits:

Household Size

1

2

3

4

5

6

Income

$44,050

$50,350

$56,650

$62,900

$67,950

$73,000

Member Municipalities of the Westchester County Consortium:

Ardsley, Bedford, Briarcliff Manor, Buchanan, Cortlandt, Croton-on-Hudson, Dobbs Ferry, Elmsford, Greenburgh, Hastings-on-Hudson, Irvington, Lewisboro, Mamaroneck Town (except Village of Larchmont), Mamaroneck Village, Mount Kisco, New Castle, North Salem, Ossining Town, Ossining Village, Peekskill, Pelham, Pleasantville, Port Chester, Rye Brook, Rye Town, Scarsdale, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, Tuckahoe, and Yorktown

Please download and complete an Eviction Prevention Intake Form to apply for assistance.   
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