Residents

HOUSING RIGHTS AND RESOURCES

EVICTION MORATORIUM 

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 RESOURCES

FINANCIAL RESOURCES

Department of Social Services (DSS)
DSS provides support for back rent, threat of eviction and/or security deposits. Recipients of Temporary Assistance contact your Temporary Assistance worker by phone or in-person. If you are not receiving Temporary Assistance and have an emergency need, apply for Emergency Assistance at DSS.
518-828-9411 or 25 Railroad Avenue, Hudson NY

Community Action of Greene County (CAGC)
CAGC provides rental assistance and backrent: 518-943-9205

St Catherine's
Rapid re-housing, homeless prevention, and rental assistance: 518-337-7021 or kproper@st-cath.org

Galvan Housing Resources
Galvan Housing Resources provides free foreclosure prevention services and housing counseling: 518-822-0707 x15 or mortgagehelp@galvanfdn.org
 
Emergency Assistance and Neighbor to Neighbor Grants
Apply for emergency assistance help with overdue utilities, medical bills, short-term housing costs, and transportation problems. Contact Columbia Opportunities at 518-828-4611 or Catholic Charities at 518-828-8660.

HOME MAINTENANCE

Columbia County Department of Health Healthy Neighborhoods Program - safety inspection, referrals, and free products
518-828-3358

Columbia Opportunities Weatherization Assistance Program
518-828-4611

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
Columbia Opportunities: 518-828-4611
Office of the Aging - 518-828-4258
Department of Social Services - 518-828-9411