Rights of Tenants in NYC

Rights of Tenants in NYC

June 20, 2015

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 toRead More

Help for New Yorkers with Tax Problems

Help for New Yorkers with Tax Problems

April 17, 2015

It’s tax season and LawHelpNY previously wrote about free places to file and Earned Income Credit, but there may be difficult situations that arise after have filed your taxes or failing to file. Dealing with the IRS can be overwhelming, but there are resources in New York that taxpayers canRead More

Temporary Protected Status Designation for Nepal

Temporary Protected Status Designation for Nepal

June 28, 2015

This post was originally featured on U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website. WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson announced his decision to designate Nepal for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months based on the conditions resulting from the devastating magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015,Read More

HEAP Cooling Assistance Applications

HEAP Cooling Assistance Applications

May 27, 2015

Where to send HEAP cooling assistance applications? The simple answer is that the mailing address for applications is: HRA/HEAP P.O. Box 1401 Church Street Station New York, NY 10008 And the number to call to request an application or for further information is (212) 835-7216. According to the New YorkRead More

HEAP Cooling Assistance Applications

HEAP Cooling Assistance Applications

May 27, 2015

Where to send HEAP cooling assistance applications? The simple answer is that the mailing address for applications is: HRA/HEAP P.O. Box 1401 Church Street Station New York, NY 10008 And the number to call to request an application or for further information is (212) 835-7216. According to the New YorkRead More

CLARO Part 3 – What to Expect in Court

CLARO Part 3 – What to Expect in Court

March 16, 2015

Learn the basics of the courtroom and the primary roles of those in the court room. 

Touro Law Center Helps you Understand FEMA Review Process

Touro Law Center Helps you Understand FEMA Review Process

May 26, 2015

Touro Law Center’s TLC Heart Disaster Relief Clinic is hosting a workshop on May 27, to help Super Storm Sandy victims navigate the process of having their flood insurance claims reviewed. The FEMA review process can be complex and lengthy. Take this opportunity to get some answers to questions you haveRead More

Citizenship Workshops in Queens

Citizenship Workshops in Queens

June 3, 2015

Over half a million people are eligible to become citizens in New York. The NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs in partnership with other agencies is hosting two workshops to help those who wish to become citizens get everything they need in order. These two workshops will take place inRead More

New York Reentry Roundtable: The Struggles of Reentry

New York Reentry Roundtable: The Struggles of Reentry

May 26, 2015

View image | gettyimages.com The topic of the roundtable will be The Struggle of Reentry. Barry Campbell, the Special Assistant to the President and CEO of the Fortune Society, will be the guest. Kindly RSVP to Gabriel Torres-Rivera at grivera@cssny.org  Hosted by the Community Service Society of New York  Time: Read More

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