Eviction Prevention
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General Housing Program


Eviction Prevention

WRO provides eviction prevention grants to renters, and relocation help for the homeless based on completing application and providing documents. If we are unable to assist then a referral can be made for assistance from another agency. Client can only be assisted with one month’s payment. Clients MUST first apply at their local Department of Social Services office locations listed below or on last page of application.

 Upon receiving services you are required to attend a financial literacy
"Credit & Budgeting" workshop.

Click here for the Interagency Eviction Prevention Application

Please contact WRO to inquire about funds for:
• Rental arrears
• First month’s rent
• Security deposits

If you are facing eviction there are some steps you should take before scheduling an appointment for assistance. Go to the Department of Social Services for your city.
You will have to apply for rental arrears assistance. If you are denied or need additional assistance please contact WRO to schedule an appointment with one of our housing counselors.

Social Service Agencies:
• Mt. Vernon: 100 East First Street
• Peekskill: 750 Washington Avenue
• White Plains: 85 Court Street
• Yonkers: 131 Warburton Avenue


Utility Shut-off Prevention

WRO provides assistance to clients with a Con Edison turn-off notice. The assistance covers up to one month’s service upon completing an application and providing documents.
Con Edison bill has to be in the applicant’s name. Client must first apply at the Department of Social Services for assistance.

PLEASE NOTE: Please contact WRO prior to submitting an application for utility assistance.

Click here for the Utility Application

Please be advised that you must meet program guidelines for receipt of any funding.

 

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If you have any questions, please contact us at
(914) 428-4507 ext. 305 
or housinghelp@wroinc.org






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