Hard Times, Smart Money - UNHP's YouTube Video Series

​Short financial literacy videos + followed by a private bilingual chat group discussion. Mini Video Serie de educación financiera + seguido por charla en grupo, confidencial y en tu idioma.

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You can take control of your finances

Hard Times, Smart Money is designed to get you on the road to financial stability, even through the COVID-19 pandemic. Get ahead while staying home.

  • Get bi-weekly videos on how to get money-smart from UNHP staff and other guest speakers
  • Topic will include, but are not limited to current tips and resources around budgeting, credit, consumer rights, food pantry.
  • Tackling your finances can be challenging, but you don’t have to do it alone. UNHP will be hosting Smart Money Chat Groups so you can discuss financial tools and tips with other participants. Complete this form to get added and join our Smart Money Chats.

Usted puede tomar el control de sus finanzas

Tiempos Difíciles, Dinero Inteligente está diseñado para llevarlo por el camino hacia la estabilidad financiera, incluso a través de la pandemia COVID-19, desde la comodidad de tu casa.

  • Obtenga los videos quincenal sobre cómo utilizar el dinero inteligente. Los presentadores son el personal que ya conoce de UNHP y otros oradores invitados
  • Únase a nuestros Charlas Dinero Inteligente y conéctese con otros participantes de Tiempos Difíciles, Dinero Inteligente. Solo tiene que textear Charlas Inteligentes al teléfono 347.479.8859 para ser añadido al grupo de WhatsApp.
  • Abordaremos temas de consejos y recursos actuales sobre presupuestos, crédito, derechos del consumidor, despensa de alimentos, entre otros.



2020 Affordable Housing Webinar
Tuesday, Sep 22, 2020
3:30 pm
September 22, 2020, 3:30 pm

The UNHP Affordable Housing Webinar will take place online/Registration link located below and in our Webinar blog on the home page. All bold items are links.


​UNHP’s Affordable Housing Webinar will be held on Tuesday, September 22nd from 3:30 pm until 5:30 pm. The webinar will be a Bronx-focused look at the issues that have been brought to the forefront in our community during COVID-19; the struggle to preserve mission-driven affordable housing, changes in multifamily buildings sales values, finances and conditions as well as emerging neighborhood needs around health, technology, and financial services. Panelists from the health, community services, and housing arenas will comment on the presentation and share their experiences during COVID-19. The Webinar, hosted on Enterprise Community Partner’s expanded Zoom meeting platform, will offer a presentation by UNHP staff with recent and relevant data on these topics, as well as on our on the ground perspective in buildings and with community residents.

Responders from the health, community services, and housing arenas will comment on the presentation and share their experiences during COVID-19. Eleanor Larrier MPA CEO of Bronx Community Health Network and Christina Hanson, Executive Director of Part of The Solution (POTS) will be two of the presentation responders. There will also be an opportunity for questions and responses from the presenters and responders. Click here to REGISTER via Eventbrite. You will need to create a free Eventbrite account if you don’t already have one. You will receive the Zoom link in the confirmation. Please feel free to share the registration link, all attendees must be registered. The Webinar will be recorded. Please contact Sanford Hoang at with technical questions. The 2020 UNHP Affordable Housing Webinar will cover the impacts of COVID19 on community-based affordable housing, multifamily housing finance and values, and its effect on neighborhood needs. UNHP will share a presentation and panelists will offer their perspectives. There will be an opportunity to ask questions.

The Affordable Housing Webinar is also our fundraising event this year. We won’t be having our fun jam-packed get-together at the Bronx Beer Hall, but we will be together in spirit, purpose, and mission. Some things haven’t changed though -we still need your support as a donor and T-Shirt buyer. Visit our DONATE page or our Webinar Blog post.

Financial Coaching by Phone Via NTFP Trusted Advisor. Consejería financiera remota
Thursday, Jul 30, 2020
July 30, 2020,

By Phone: Call UNHP at (718)933-2539 for information OR Text UNHP to 646-349-5959

Para consejería financiera telefónica: Llamar al 718-933-2539 o enviar UNHP por texto al 646-349-5959


Mondays - Saturdays

Tele-coaching service TrustPlus is designed to provide financial coaching via phone or Skypesupported by digital toolsto workers experiencing shocks, navigating cash flow challenges, and deciding which bills to pay. Offered by Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners to UNHP program users, it’s free professional and confidential!

All services and tools are available in English and Spanish (Monday - Saturday 9am-9pm).

  • A financial coach can help with:
  • Money management & Budgeting
  • Credit & debt management (establish, repair, repayment)
  • Banking and financial products
  • Savings Planning

To book an appointment UNHP Clients should text UNHP to 646-349-5959 or call UNHP at (718)933-2539 for help

Name, phone number and email are all that’s needed.


El servicio de tele-consejería TrustPlus está diseñado para proporcionar consejería financiera a través del teléfono o Skype, con el apoyo de herramientas digitales, a los trabajadores que enfrentan desafíos del flujo de efectivo y tratan de decider qué facturas pagar. Este servicio es ofrecido por Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners a los usuarios del programa UNHP, ¡es gratis profesional y confidencial!

Todos los servicios y herramientas están disponibles en inglés y español (de lunes a sábado de 9 a.m. a 9 p.m.).

Rent Freeze (SCRIE/DRIE) programs for seniors and disabled tenants. Inquilinos mayores/incapacitados pueden cualificar para congelar su renta
Monday, Jul 20, 2020
July 20, 2020,

Renew over the phone. Puede renovar por el telefono


​Seniors—Are you Worried about your Rent going Up? Are you or anyone in your household at least 62 years of age or disabled (receives SSI/SSD benefits)? If so, you may be eligible to have your rent frozen through the NYC Rent Freeze Program (SCRIE/DRIE). UNHP can help determine if you qualify and assist with application. Tenant must provide all required documents (lease and income) electronically.

*Combined household income must be $50,000 or less: and you must pay more than 1/3 of monthly income on rent. Section 8 recipients or NYCHA tenants are not eligible.*

Call 718-933-2539 or RSVP in the box on the right, we can help you apply!

Personas Mayores - ¿Preocupado que su Alquiler Aumente? ¿Usted o alguien en su casa tiene por lo menos 62 años de edad o esta discapacitado (recibe beneficios de SSI/SSD)? Si es así, puede ser elegible para que su renta sea congelada, a través del Programa de Renta Congelada de NYC (SCRIE). Ayuda con aplicaciones electrónicamente.

*Ingreso combinado debe ser de $50,000 o menos; y los gastos de alquiler debe ser más de 1/3 de los ingresos mensuales. Si recibes Sección 8 o eres inquilino de NYCHA, no eres elegible.*

Llame a UNHP al 718-933-2539 o ponga su información en la caja a la derecha para que un representante lo llame.


​Interested in applying for NYC’s Affordable Housing?

NYC Housing Connect is the online resource to apply for the affordable housing lottery. It’s free and easy - just go to this link and make an account.

If you are a senior, don’t have computer access, or just need help navigating the website - UNHP can help you complete the application. Call! We can also help you review your credit and household income to make sure you qualify if you get chosen for an apartment.

You can visit this page to see what applications in NYC are currently available.

Call today for your Housing Connect appointment, or enter your information in the box at the right to request one.