HOUSING RIGHTS AND RESOURCES
Tenants who are unable to pay rent due to financial hardship or substantial income loss cannot be evicted before January 1, 2021. Evictions proceedings can start and go through the courts.
- Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York provides free legal services to low-income people: 833-628-0087.
- Columbia County Fair Housing office offers free advice for housing discrimination and tenant’s rights: 518-828-0342.
- Columbia County Office of the Aging provides free legal services to seniors: 518-828-4258.
FINANCIAL RESOURCESDepartment of Social Services (DSS)
Community Action of Greene County (CAGC)
Galvan Housing Resources
HOME MAINTENANCEColumbia County Department of Health Healthy Neighborhoods Program - safety inspection, referrals, and free products
Columbia Opportunities Weatherization Assistance Program
Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)