F.E.P.S. Checklist and Qualifications

Posted by Brooklyn Housing & Family Services on May 04, 2012
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The Family Eviction Prevention Supplement (FEPS) was created by the New York City Human Resources Administration in May 2005 as a program to help prevent evictions of families on welfare shelter. It provides additional housing assistance to Cash Assistance (CA) eligible families with children, above and beyond the CA shelter amount.

In order to qualify for FEPS you must be on full Public Assistance (PA) with no sanctions, below are some other qualifications:
  • Are you currently in a Housing Court for Non-Payment?checklist    
  • Do you have a City-Agency Vacate Order?
  • Are the rent arrears $7,000 or less?                                                                
  • Are there any Sanctions on you PA case?
  • Are all of the children in the household on PA budget?
  • Is the rent in line with the FEPS guideline? 
  • Do you have an apartment lease in your name?
  • If you are in shelter, are you there less then 6 months?
  • Were you part of the Advantage Program?
If you answered YES to most of the questions, you might be eligible for the  FEPS program.
You can call our office to find out more about this program.

NEEDED DOCUMENTS TO PROCESS THE APPLICATION: 

documentsSOCIAL SECURITY CARDS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

BIRTH CERTIFICATES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

SOCIAL WORKER’S NAME AND NUMBER

RECENT PRINT-OUT OF THE BUDGET

LANDLORDS NAME AND NUMBER

HOUSING COURT STIPULATION

WELFARE I.D. CARD

CURRENT LEASE

 


 

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