NY Sandy Victims Still Have to Watch Out for Contractor and Mortgage Scams

Sandy ravaged New York a year ago.  Yet, as families still struggle to put their lives together, there are scam artists preying on their frustration and desperation with getting repairs, struggling to keep their homes, or dealing with state and federal agencies.  Reports have found that scam artists posing as contractors or foreclosure “rescue” specialists … Read moreNY Sandy Victims Still Have to Watch Out for Contractor and Mortgage Scams

Have you signed up for the NYC Build it Back Program? If not, registration deadline is October 31

This program assists home owners, landlords and renters whose primary homes were damaged by Sandy.  But, the current registration deadline is  October 31!  You can register online at nyc.gov/builditback or you can call 311. Renters —go to this link for details: Build it Back info for Renters. Renters, you may be eligible for rental subsidy.  … Read moreHave you signed up for the NYC Build it Back Program? If not, registration deadline is October 31

Important new benefits coming to immigrants with the new State Health Insurance Exchange

Clic aquí para leer en español You may have started hearing about the new NY State Health Insurance Exchange coming 10/1/13.  Under the federal Affordable Care Act, an Exchange will be operating in every state starting in 2014. This Exchange will be like a marketplace where you will be able to shop for and enroll … Read moreImportant new benefits coming to immigrants with the new State Health Insurance Exchange