NYSERDA Programs for Income-eligible Residents and Property Owners

If you are an income-eligible New Yorker, or own income-eligible rental property, we can help you find ways to save money and energy on your bills.

Many New Yorkers are eligible for these programs, including:

  • Renters
  • Homeowners
  • Owners of affordable multifamily buildings
  • Veterans receiving disability benefits
  • People on a fixed income or social security
  • People participating in HEAP, SNAP, TANF, and other electric bill assistance programs
  • Fully or partially employed individuals couples and families

Statewide Programs for Residents

Makes it easy to get incentives and discounts on energy-efficient home upgrades. Starting with a no-cost home energy assessment, you get a top-to-bottom look at where your home is wasting energy, and income eligible participants will receive discounts up to 50% of the cost of eligible home energy efficiency improvements. Improvements such as heating system upgrades, air sealing and insulation, and more can help income-eligible homeowners across the State lower their energy bills and live more comfortably all year long.

Provides no-cost energy efficiency solutions to income-eligible New Yorkers. Whether you own your home or rent, a participating contractor will be assigned to you to assess if your home would benefit from free energy upgrades, such as a home energy assessment, lighting installation, appliance replacement, and more.

Gives income-eligible homeowners and renters the benefits of solar who may not otherwise be able to access clean energy.  New York State is funding solar farms to help income-eligible households save up to $180 per year on electricity bills with no upfront costs or installation hassle.

Statewide Programs for Multifamily Affordable Property Owners

Looking for ways to increase the value of your building and tenant comfort? You can lower operational costs, improve tenant satisfaction, and reduce maintenance time by making your property more energy efficient. Work with a NYSERDA-qualified solutions provider and access incentives up to $3,500 per unit when you make energy upgrades in your affordable property.

Partnering with building owners, members of the construction and design community, and finance professionals to design holistic, high-performance retrofit solutions for affordable multifamily buildings. Find out how to incorporate net-zero energy solutions in your affordable multifamily properties as a part of a planned or upcoming capital investment project.