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LawHelpNY Launches New “Know Your Rights” Resources!

LawHelpNY Launches New “Know Your Rights” Resources!

November 14, 2016 at 9:01 pm 353 comments

  LawHelpNY.org is excited to announce the launch of a set of new “know your rights” housing resources. With a focus on non-payment proceedings, the resources are designed to help the 99% of unrepresented litigants who navigate NYC Housing Court alone: New York City Housing Mini Portal New content includes:Read More

What you dont know about student loans

What you dont know about student loans

August 7, 2014 at 4:48 am 135 comments

Student debt in the United States has now passed the $1 trillion mark.  This debt is now substantially greater than both credit card and auto debt loans. Although, student loans provide people with the opportunity to get college education, there are still significant costs to borrowing this money. For example,Read More

LawHelpNY Launches New Mobile Site

LawHelpNY Launches New Mobile Site

June 27, 2014 at 10:40 am 136 comments

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 thisRead More

Have a legal problem and can’t afford a lawyer?  Learn about Legal Aid and Low-Cost Legal Help in New York

Have a legal problem and can’t afford a lawyer? Learn about Legal Aid and Low-Cost Legal Help in New York

September 25, 2013 at 9:22 pm 125 comments

Do you know what free legal aid or low-cost aid is?  Do you know how to even start looking for free or low-cost legal assistance in New York?  The short Q&A article below will answer some of the most common questions regarding how to find free or low-cost legal aid,Read More

New York City Gets Ready For Paid Sick Days

New York City Gets Ready For Paid Sick Days

July 19, 2013 at 1:24 pm 0 comments

For years, over 1 million New Yorkers have forced themselves to go in to work regardless of their, or a family member’s, poor health. Risk of getting fired, losing preference on good shifts and no access to sick pay are the main causes behind this crisis – a crisis whichRead More

What does Trayvon Verdict Mean for You

What does Trayvon Verdict Mean for You

July 15, 2013 at 5:38 pm 109 comments

Over the weekend people across the nation were following the verdict of the Trayvon Martin v. Zimmerman case. This weekend was also the screening of the documentary Fruitvale Station so the issues of violence, guns and race were on many peoples minds as protests were held throughout the nation. Regardless ofRead More

Criminal Records & Employment – Know Your Rights, Empower Yourself.

Criminal Records & Employment – Know Your Rights, Empower Yourself.

July 10, 2013 at 10:07 pm 0 comments

Finding and/or keeping a job is a difficult task for most anyone these days. If someone has a criminal record, they may find it is even more difficult. The City Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination in hiring, firing, salary, promotions and other work-related issues based on conviction and arrest record.Read More

Immigration Questions? Citizenship? There’s an app with answers…

Immigration Questions? Citizenship? There’s an app with answers…

July 4, 2013 at 6:50 pm 1 comment

Lee en español Citizenship Works, an interactive online naturalization tool, is now available at the iTunes and Android stores. CitizenshipWorks is the only comprehensive app to determine eligibility for naturalization. Created by our consortium member Pro Bono Net and the Immigration Advocates Network as part of  the New Americans Campaign, a national nonpartisan effortRead More

Long Island and Hudson Valley: Sandy Resources Specifically for you

Long Island and Hudson Valley: Sandy Resources Specifically for you

June 25, 2013 at 2:52 pm 490 comments

The New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services has compiled a comprehensive list of resources for residents living in Nassau County, Suffolk County and the Hudson Valley. New York Hurricane Sandy: Disaster Recovery Resources This resource included information on how to access services for the entire family (including resources for pets),Read More

Receiving DHAP-SANDY? Operating Requirements Announced

Receiving DHAP-SANDY? Operating Requirements Announced

June 19, 2013 at 2:38 pm 0 comments

Are you receiving help from the Disaster Housing Assistance Program for Sandy from HUD and FEMA? This week the duo announced operating rules, regulations and requirements for the program. Interested parties can find that pdf on the HUD portal – click here. As part of a HUD-FEMA initiative these areRead More