Tenants Rights Campaign Against Exploitative Landlords

Tenants Rights Campaign Against Exploitative Landlords

August 29, 2015

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 beforeRead 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

Coney Island Sandy Flood Insurance Re-examination

Coney Island Sandy Flood Insurance Re-examination

August 29, 2015

New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) partners with NYC council member Mark Treyger for a community event in Coney Island. The event will take place on August 31, 2015, at the JCC of Greater Coney Island.

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