Please note that United Tenants of Albany has moved our offices to 295 Hamilton Street, Albany, NY. Assistance can be provided in-person or by phone but please call us to set up an appointment at 518-436-8997.

UTA offers financial assistance towards back rent or financial assistance to help tenants move into a new apartment. UTA also offers utility assistance to help tenants pay towards national grid bill. Call our hotline to request assistance and read about this service here.
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Financial Assistance

 

Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019 Information

 

United Tenants of Albany Informational Handouts

 

Tenant Letters & Templates

 

Additional Information

Additional information is available in the Helpful Links section of this website.

UTA Housing Hotline

Have housing questions that’s not on the list of handouts? Leave a message on our Housing Hotline or complete the Housing Hotline contact form. Visit the Housing Hotline section of this website for more information.

Moratorium

NEW EVICTION MORATORIUM PROTECTIONS ARE IN EFFECT! Tenants facing eviction should fill out a Declaration of Hardship form and submit it to their landlord ASAP to have protections from eviction until 8/31/2021. Tenants should also provide a copy of the Hardship form to the court. A copy can be emailed to AlbanyCivilCourt@nycourts.gov or mailed to Albany City Court-Civil, 24 Eagle St. #209, Albany, NY 12207. Tenants who are: (A) experiencing financial hardships and/or (B) would be at high-risk for severe illness/death from COVID19 if forced to move must fill out a hardship form and give it to their landlord to be protected.

UTA offers financial assistance towards back rent or financial assistance to help tenants move into a new apartment. UTA also offers utility assistance to help tenants pay towards national grid bill. Call our hotline to request assistance and read about this service here.

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Need Assistance?

All requests for assistance are handled through the Housing Hotline. Tenants seeking assistance can reach our Housing Hotline at (518) 436-8997 extension 3. A housing counselor will return calls in the order they are received.  We appreciate your patience while we respond to high call volumes. Requests and questions can also be sent to hotline@unitedtenantsalbany.org.

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