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Posted on: July 29, 2021

[ARCHIVED] ACDA Offers Free Webinars to Landlords and Tenants for Rental Assistance and Property Repairs

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Contact: Danielle Smith 
518-694-0066 


ALBANY, NY – The Albany Community Development Agency (ACDA) is hosting a series of free webinar sessions to provide landlords and tenants with information and resources specific to rental assistance and available grants for property repairs.  To sign up for a webinar or to learn more, visit the ACDA website

The landlord webinar will provide Albany landlords with an introduction to the various resources available to them during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics covered will include: the NYS Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), maintenance and repair grants, property tax installment plans, foreclosure prevention programs, and more. There will be an opportunity to ask questions following the presentation.  

Landlord sessions will be held: 

  • Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 6pm  
  • Monday, August 16, 2021 at 6pm

The tenant webinar will provide Albany tenants with an introduction to the various resources available to them during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics covered will include: the NYS Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), other rental and utility assistance providers, COVID-19 eviction protections, City Code Enforcement, resources for finding new housing, and more. There will be an opportunity to ask questions following the presentation.

Tenant sessions will be held:  

  • Monday, August 2, 2021 at 6pm 
  • Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 6pm

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan said, “There are many tenants and landlords that were negatively impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic and we want to connect people to emergency rental assistance grants to improve housing stability in these unprecedented and uncertain economic times. I urge anyone experiencing these circumstances to take advantage of these webinars to ensure that you receive the financial relief available.” 

To sign up for a webinar or to learn more, visit the ACDA website. Please contact Danni Smith, Housing Services Advocate for the City of Albany with any questions. 


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