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RENTAL ARREARS GRANT
A grant available to individuals and families through the NYC Human Resources Administration to prevent eviction due to past due rent or arrears.

ROOM AND BOARD
The term used by colleges and other residential programs to refer to the cost of living expenses for food and housing.

RTC OR RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT CENTER
A group living arrangement for young people in foster care who receive therapeutic services, education, and housing while living in a structured campus setting.

RTF or Residential Treatment Facility
A group living arrangement certified by the New York State Office of Mental Health for young people in foster care who receive services, education, and housing while living in a campus setting. While similar to an RTC, an RTF is a more closely supervised setting and is reserved for young people with specific mental health diagnoses.