By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New Yorkers struggling during the COVID pandemic can now apply for rent relief under a revamped program.

Applications to the New York State Office of Homes and Community Renewal will be accepted as of Friday, through Feb. 1.

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It will help prevent evictions and foreclosures.

LINK: Click here for more information and to apply.

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The program is open to anyone who lost income from Apr. 1-July 1.

The subsidies are fore households that have income at or below 80% of the area median.

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