LawHelpNY launches new resources for NYCHA tenants on how to get repairs

LawHelpNY is proud to announce a new series of resources designed to help public housing tenants in New York City successfully get repairs from NYCHA, the city’s public housing authority. The resources, developed in partnership with Housing Court Answers, offer practical advice on how to effectively exercise one’s right to a home in good condition, including the … Read moreLawHelpNY launches new resources for NYCHA tenants on how to get repairs

LawHelpNY launches new resources for NYC tenants who need information on eviction and housing court

LawHelpNY.org is excited to announce the launch of its New York City Housing Mini-Portal. With a focus on non-payment proceedings, the resources are designed to help the 99% of tenants who navigate NYC Housing Court without an attorney. The new mini-portal includes: An interactive step-by-step timeline outlining the key steps in a non-payment case. Checklists … Read moreLawHelpNY launches new resources for NYC tenants who need information on eviction and housing court

Tenants Rights Campaign Against Exploitative Landlords

This post was originally featured on LSNYC’s blog. The Tenant Rights Campaign, a joint initiative of Legal Services NYC and The Legal Aid Society, working in collaboration with New York Communities for Change, launched an anti-displacement initiative in East New York and Brownsville. (Above: Residents of 650 New Jersey Avenue gather before this morning’s press conference). With … Read moreTenants Rights Campaign Against Exploitative Landlords

Rights of Tenants in NYC

This information was originally posted on NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development. Rent regulation laws expired, but State Legislators agree to a five day extension. Here’s what you need to know. The rights of tenants in NYC. A key part of the State’s rent regulation laws were allowed to expire at midnight on June … Read moreRights of Tenants in NYC

Don't Be Cold this Winter – HEAP

As any New Yorker knows, winter in the Northeast can bring about a whole host of tough conditions and extremely cold temperatures. This winter has been no exception. In these months, home heating is essential, not only for comfort, but also for health reasons. In fact, the World Health Organization recommends keeping indoor temperatures between … Read moreDon't Be Cold this Winter – HEAP