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NYC Benefits Screening API

Metadata Updated: September 2, 2023

The NYC Benefits Screening Application Programming Interface (API) supports the development of new and existing public benefits-related web applications as well as enabling public benefits screening to happen against existing datasets of benefits seekers.

Through this API, household data (i.e. information about a household’s income, expenses, housing situation, etc.) can be compared against screening criteria for 30+ Federal, State, and Municipal benefits and programs and a screening result will be produced, containing the potentially eligible benefit and program names and codes.

The screening results can be cross-referenced with NYC Opportunity’s Benefits and Program API for more public benefits information including: key details, enrollment timelines, methods of enrollment, and ways individuals can receive assistance.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. Non-Federal: This dataset is covered by different Terms of Use than See Terms License: No license information was provided.

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date September 2, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from NYC JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date September 2, 2023
Data First Published 2019-04-19
Data Last Modified 2019-04-23
Category Social Services
Public Access Level public
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Harvest Source Title NYC JSON
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Source Hash 4fa6f517799b5e08280ed7476c4e229c09ec4d730b747c79083b10ca789e6b9e
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