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Community Education

Filling Out This Form Can Extend Your Eviction Protections

Any New Yorker behind on their rent, because of financial or medical hardship due to COVID-19, should submit a Hardship Declaration Form to avoid facing ...
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Community Education

President Biden’s First Day: New Policies That May Affect You.

With Joe Biden now the 47th President of the U.S., NYLAG urges the Biden Administration to reverse policies that harm the communities we serve.
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COVID

Second Stimulus Check and Other Benefits. Everything You Need to Know.

The second round of stimulus checks and other payments offer a number of benefits. Here's a breakdown.
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Government Benefits

Testimony: Stop frivolous evictions of tenants and families in NYCHA. It’s a gateway to homelessness.

During Public Advocate Jumaane D. William's virtual forum, NYLAG's Alice Hindanov submits testimony on the unjust process and the devastating effects of evictions.
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Government Benefits

NYLAG Testimony: Remove Police from Homeless Outreach; Increase Supportive Housing

NYLAG's Deborah Berkman submits testimony to the Committee on General Welfare demanding more supportive housing and homeless outreach.
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Housing Insecurity

NYLAG Testifies for Universal Access to Legal Services for Tenant’s Facing Eviction to be Expanded.

Communities of color are disproportionately impacted by the health and economic devastation caused by COVID-19 and could face homelessness if we do not have proper ...
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Internet
Housing Insecurity

NYLAG Testifies In Support of Reliable Internet Access In Homeless Shelters

NYLAG's Deborah Berkman testifies before New York City Council Committee on Technology and the Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises.
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Community Education

Stalling evictions during COVID is not enough. What struggling tenants need.

NYLAG housing experts discuss the current crisis and what needs to be done to help tenants who can't afford their rent.
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Foreclosure

NYLAG Supports the “Emergency Housing Stability and Tenant Displacement Prevention Act”

Communities of color are disproportionately impacted by the health and economic devastation caused by COVID-19 and could face homelessness if we do not have proper ...
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Community Education

Homeless New Yorkers Belong in Hotels Now

In this New York Daily News op-ed, NYLAG's Deborah Berkman asserts the benefits of placing those experiencing homelessness in hotels and denounces residents of NY's ...
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