Foreclosure-rescue scam artists are finding new ways to prey on distressed homeowners. In many cases, they ask you to pay for a fee upfront and then never provide any services or save your home from foreclosure. Below are five tips, to help you fight back against foreclosure scam artists! 1. Be very suspicious of … Read more Fight foreclosure-rescue scam artists!
Low-income New Yorkers get an easy, on-the-go way to access legal aid referrals, information, and self-help New York, New York – June 26, 2014 A new mobile site for LawHelpNY.org will make it easier than ever to find needed legal aid assistance and information for low-income New Yorkers. Launched this week, the mobile site, http://m.lawhelpny.org/, … Read more LawHelpNY Launches New Mobile Site
LawHelpNY and the New York State Office of Court Administration now make available a number of free online interactive self-help programs that make it easier to submit legal papers in court if you don’t have an attorney. The interviews are designed to ask “leading questions” to help ensure that what you submit in court is … Read more Free Self-Help Civil Legal Forms!
It’s no secret that finding affordable housing in New York City is getting harder and harder. According to the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy, over 200,000 rent regulated apartments have been lost since 1981. More so, landlords continue to use tactics such as buying out tenants, locking them out of their apartments, … Read more 9 Resources to Help You Save NYC Rent-Stabilized Housing
Homelessness in New York is on the rise. The total number of homeless individuals in shelters was 50,926 in June 2013. It’s not a surprise that the most commented blog post on our blog is our blog on Homelessness. This blog is meant to help answer the multiple numbers of questions we received in regards … Read more Brief Q&A regarding homelessnessin NYC