Join Us for our Meeting Monday, January 17th

Please join us for our January meeting!

When: Jan 17, 2022 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcldu2uqDkjHtIpoflq-j1rEHpnNxPremOC 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  

Please reach out to us at northprospectheights@gmail.com if you have ideas you’d like discussed at our meeting.
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The Statewide eviction moratorium ended on Saturday, January 15th.  The office of Council Member Crystal Hudson has distributed the following links for tenants seeking assistance with rent or against harassment.

  • Apply for rental assistance: All New Yorkers in need of rent relief should apply for assistance through the recently reopened Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) web portal. A pending application will provide temporary protection from eviction. More information on ERAP, the status of your application, and tenant protections in the wake of COVID-19 is available here.
  • Accessing a housing lawyer: You do not have to fight the threat of eviction alone. All New York City residents can access a lawyer to represent them in housing court through the City’s Right to Counsel law. Right to Counsel legal services are free, available in every ZIP code, and available regardless of immigration status. Call 311 and ask for the Right to Counsel to be connected with free legal services. More information about Right to Counsel is available here.
  • Lockouts are illegal: If you are a tenant with a lease, or you have been living in your home for at least 30 days, your landlord, under no circumstances, can lock you out of your apartment. If you are locked out of your apartment, call 311 and ask for the Tenant Helpline, or call your local precinct for immediate assistance. You can also call the Council Member’s office at 718-260-9191.
  • New York City’s Tenant Resource Portal: Many answers to your frequently asked questions are available through the city’s Tenant Resource Portal. If you have other questions or unique circumstances, call the Council Member’s office at 718-260-9191. 
  • Help for homeowners: Homeowners struggling to pay their mortgage as a result of the pandemic are now eligible for assistance through the New York State Homeowner Assistance Fund. Apply online at https://www.nyhomeownerfund.org/ or call 1-844-77-NYHAF.

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