6/15 deadline: NYC Loft Law Registration and Coverage

Time is running out! Anyone seeking coverage under the Loft Law must file an application with the Loft Board on or before June 15th. Owners seeking coverage must file registration applications. Tenants seeking coverage must file coverage applications. Forms and more information are available on the Loft Board’s website or call (212) 393-2615, Monday-Friday from 9AM – 4PM.

Landlord Issues?

Join us for Saturday hours at Impacct Brooklyn 1124 Fulton Street between Classon & Franklin Avenues

The first Saturday of every month*                                                                                                              10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Impacct  Brooklyn’s Community Organizing  Department is now holding office hours the first Saturday of every month for tenants who need assistance with evictions, organizing a tenants association, or who has other concerns related to an apartment.

Appointment are suggested.                                                                                                             Contact Us : – 718-522-261 ext 010

impacctbrooklyn.org

Funded by Department of Housing Preservation and Development and NY DHCR

Need Housing Help?

Call the Met Council on Housing at 212-979-6238 or stop by 168 Canal St. 6th Floor New York, NY.

Tenant Help Hotline: 212-979-0611 available on Monday and Wednesday from 1:30 PM to 8:00 PM, and on Friday from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Walk-In Clinic

Cooper Square Committee, 61 E 4th Street

Every Tuesday: Arrive by 6:30 PM (Spanish available the first Monday of each month)

Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, 91 Arden St, New York, NY Arrive by 6:30 PM

Dates: May 3rd, May 17th, May 31st

For more information, visit metcouncilonhousing.org.

5/2 Event: Homeowners Assistance & Tax Lien Workshop

Tuesday May 2, 2017

5:30 PM – 8:00 PM  Bethany United Methodist Church, 1208 St Johns Place, Brooklyn, NY 11213

Bethany United Methodist Church, 1208 St Johns Place, Brooklyn, NY 11213

New York State Senator Jesse Hamilton, in partnership with The Department of Finance, the Department of Environmental Protection, and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, will provide one-on-one assistance, answering lien sale questions and provide resources

Note: each year, the Department of Finance sells tax liens. If your property has unpaid debt that qualifies for a lien sale, they can sell your lien debt to an authorized buyer!

For more information, call (718) 284-4700.

4/27 Deadline: Senior housing opportunity at Mitchell-Lama development

Interested in living at 9000 Shore Road Brooklyn, NY? Seniors (age 62 and over with a limited income based on the household size) have an opportunity to apply for housing within the Mitchell-Lama senior development, supervised by New York State Homes and Community Renewal must submit their applications for the studio waiting list for 450 applicants by April 27th, 2017 at 11 am.

If selected, qualified veterans, who served during times of war and reside in New York State, or their surviving spouses, will be afforded an admission preference. All other applications will be processed in order of selection. Qualifications will be based on HUD Section 8 and IRS 42 Tax Credit Program guidelines.

Interested persons may obtain an application by writing to Shore Hill Housing and include a STAMPED, SELF-ADDRESSED ENVELOPE, no smaller than 9 x 4 inches, to:
Shore Hill Housing Associates, LP 9000 Shore Road Brooklyn, NY 11209 Attn: Management Office/Application.

Completed applications must be sent by REGULAR MAIL TO THE POST OFFICE BOX stated on the application (no certified, priority, registered, overnight or express mail will be accepted). Applications must be mailed in a white #10 business size envelope (4 1/8″ x 9 1/3″)/ Applications received after the deadline date will be returned. If more than one application is received, the applicant will be disqualified.

Help For Older Homeowners

The Center for NYC Neighborhoods is offering assistance to older homeowners. Learn about free financial and legal assistance for senior homeowners in New York City. Get help! Before making any financial decisions about your home, make sure you know the facts!

Call 311 and ask for the Center for NYC neighborhoods or reach them directly 646-786-0888. Their network of professional nonprofit service providers can assist you with the following services at no cost to you:

  • Estate Planning and Financial Counseling
  • Home Repair and Retrofitting
  • Mortgage Loans Modifications
  • Tax Liens
  • Legal Help

Free help is just a phone call away.