Assessing The City's Rental Housing Market - An Important Message From Mayor Richard David

The City of Binghamton Office of Economic Recovery and Development is conducting a needs assessment to gauge the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the residential rental housing market and efficiently match City residents with federal, state, or local funding opportunities. If your rental unit is not located in the City of Binghamton please do not take this survey. This survey is not an application for assistance.  

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* 1. Is your rental unit located in the City of Binghamton?

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* 2. If your rental unit is located in the City of Binghamton, please provide your contact information.  If your rental unit is not located in the City of Binghamton please do not complete this survey.

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* 3. How many people, including yourself, live in your household?

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* 4. How much total combined money did all members of your HOUSEHOLD earn in 2019? This includes money from jobs; net income from business, farm, or rent; pensions; dividends; interest; social security payments; and any other money income received by members of your HOUSEHOLD that are EIGHTEEN (18) years of age or older. Please report the total amount of money earned - do not subtract the amount you paid in taxes or any deductions listed on your tax return.

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* 5. Since March 22, 2020, have you or another member of your household been involuntarily separated from employment due to the New York State On PAUSE mandatory closing order?

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* 6. How many people who live in your household are currently unemployed due to the New York State On PAUSE mandatory closing order?

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* 7. What date were you and/or another household member involuntarily separated from employment?

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* 8. Have you, or another household member, applied for unemployment assistance with New York State?

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* 9. If you and/or another household member have applied for unemployment assistance, what is the status of your application?

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* 10. Do you have a written lease agreement for the unit that you currently reside in?

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* 11. If you have a written lease agreement, what was the effective date of the lease?

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* 12. If you have a written lease agreement, what is the ending date of the lease?

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* 13. What is the last month that your rent payment was fully paid?

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* 14. Please provide the following information about housing expenses for your rental unit

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* 15. Are you in arrears for any utility payments that you are responsible for under the terms of your lease agreement for any period before March 22, 2020?

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* 16. Were you served with an eviction notice prior to March 22, 2020 due to unpaid rent?

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* 17. Are you currently receiving rental assistance from any federal, state, or local housing program such as Section 8, Public Housing, or Department of Social Services (DSS)?

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