Financial Need/Food & Housing/Uninsured

Here are several resources on financial need, food, housing, and being uninsured. These resources were collected by our community partners and vetted by CUIMC Columbia Students.

Financial Need

Financial Assistance

Coronavirus Financial Impact Loan: Loans to support individuals with financial challenges caused by the Coronavirus outbreak.

Support & Resources: Mutual Aid NY lifts up local organizing, connects people to resources, and builds a citywide movement to address this crisis. 

Burial Assistance: Information regarding burial services.

Bartender Emergency Assistance Program: This emergency assistance program is for bartenders or the spouse or child of a bartender

Financial Information

Financial Resources to Help Get Through COVID-19: Answers to common financial challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

New York State’s Emergency Paid Sick Leave Legislation:  Learn about New York legislation that provides emergency paid sick time in response to COVID-19.

Price Gouging:  Price Gouging is illegal for any item or service needed to limit the spread of COVID-19. This is a list of resources that are considered essential and cannot be subject to price gouging. You can file a complaint at nyc.gov.

Financial Resources to Help Get Through COVID-19: Answers to common financial challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

New York State’s Emergency Paid Sick Leave Legislation: Learn about New York legislation that provides emergency paid sick time in response to COVID-19.

Uninsured

Uninsured

Health Care Access ProgramThis health care access program guarantees low-cost and no-cost services to New Yorkers who do not qualify for or cannot afford health insurance. You can call 1-646-692-2273 to learn more. 

Housing

Homelessness

Coronavirus And Homelessness:  Up to date information and resources for homelessness.

COVID-19 guidance for people experiencing homelessness without shelter:  Help protect vulnerable community members and minimize the chance of introducing or spreading communicable diseases like COVID-19.

Assistance

Rental AssistanceLearn about how to apply for Rental Assistance, find free legal assistance, and get help with an immediate housing crisis. This is available in 12 languages.

Rights

Tenants’ Rights for Tenants with COVID-19 or Under Home-Quarantine: Resources for tenants in New York City who are facing hardship due to COVID-19. Includes robust list of situations and the appropriate resources to address such situations.

Food

Food Assistance

Hunter College NYC food Policy CenterList of food locations an sites throughout the five boroughs.

NYC HRA: Emergency food assistance programs. 

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