The NYC Human Resources Administration (HRA) has released the application for the Cooling Assistance benefit, which helps eligible households buy and install an air conditioner or fan up to a cost of $800. Click here for more information.
Last month Mayor de Blasio announced a $5 million City investment to provide free internet-enabled tablets for 10,000 senior NYCHA residents to help them remain connected with their loved ones, in partnership with T-Mobile and Older Adults Technology Services. Eligible seniors (62 and older, living alone or with another senior only) can email nychafamilypartnerships@nycha.
nyc.gov or call (929) 505-6208 and (929) 237-3069 (M-F 9:30 am to 4:30 pm) to register.