Through housing, financial, and legal assistance, we help tenants navigate housing court to resolve critical repairs and prevent evictions.
Our programs' Housing Resource Centers serve the housing needs of New Yorkers. When necessary repairs aren't made, residents must make do without essentials like gas and heat. Economic hardship leaves many on the brink of eviction and homelessness. Through housing, financial, and legal assistance, we have helped thousands of New Yorkers resolve the issues they are facing to remain in their homes.
Housing Resource Centers currently operate in Red Hook, Harlem, and Brownsville.
As the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic impact surges across our country, now is the time to prevent evictions and keep families safely housed. In a new video, learn about how our housing help centers maintain and build secure and safe housing by empowering tenants to advocate for their rights. Staff help residents navigate Housing Court, get critical repairs, and provide them with the tools and information to prevent evictions and homelessness.
Housing conditions at the New York City Housing Authority have drawn sharp attention in recent years, including federal court orders to remedy hazardous living conditions for its residents. This report documents four years of court filings for housing repairs in New York City’s civil housing courts, capturing the unequal treatment afforded residents of public housing versus those in private housing, and the disparities in conditions and repairs.