housing exemptions for renters in New York

Housing Exemptions for Renters

Born and bred in the heart of Brooklyn, New York, our organization intimately understands the trials posed by the rising rent prices in the city. Let us help you find relief from these challenges and explore how these benefits can make a difference in your life to secure the housing and financial stability you deserve.

NY rent freeze

SCRIE (Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption): Freezes the rent for head-of-household seniors 62 and older who live in rent-regulated apartments.
DRIE (Disability Rent Increase Exemption): An exemption against future rent increases for eligible disabled persons living in rent-controlled, rent-stabilized, Mitchell-Lama, and other eligible apartments.
SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program): Provides benefits to low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities.
HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program): Helps low-income people pay the cost of heating their homes.


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