Ongoing

Financial Counseling

​Each Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.


Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 10:00am-5:00pm
Northwest Bronx Resource Center
2715 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10458

About

A trained coach from Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners and the Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE) can work with you on the financial goals that you determine: review your credit report and work to resolve errors and issues, work towards a savings goal, address credit issues and judgements or any other financial issue that is your priority.

Please enter your information in the box on the right to request your appointment for free one-on-one financial coaching! You can also call us at 718-933-2539.

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Un asesor financiero entrenado de Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners y la Oficina de Capacitación Financiera (OFE) puede trabajar con usted para lograr sus metas financieras. Reciba una copia gratis de su reporte de crédito, y trabajen juntos para resolver errores en su crédito, ahorrar y solucionar problemas de colecciones.

¡Ponga su información en la caja a la derecha para pedir su cita con un asesor financiero! También nos puede llamar al 718.933.2539.

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SCRIE/DRIE (Rent Freeze) & Housing Connect Application Assistance

Each Tuesday & ​Wednesday, 10am-4pm


10:00am-4:00pm
Refuge House
2715 Bainbridge Ave
corner of East 196th St
Bronx, NY 10458

About

​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 attend appointment with all required documents. Sessions available from 10:00am-4:00pm.

*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 entre las 10:00am-4:00pm.

*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 registrarse, ¡podemos ayudarle a aplicar!

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​Are you interested in applying for NYC’s New Affordable Housing?

NYC Housing Connect is the online resource to apply for new affordable housing. 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 - UNHP can help you apply. 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 also 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.

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Upcoming

Getting Ahead Workshop (English)
Thursday, May 31, 2018
6:00-8:00pm
May 31, 2018, 6:00-8:00pm

Concourse House
2751 Grand Concourse, corner of East 196th St
Bronx, NY 10468

About

​Course meets for 4 workshops (1 day a week) beginning Thursday, May 31st covering financial worries around garnishment, debt collectors, credit cards, student loans, banking products, retirement, savings and more. Individually, the financial advisor can also help with all personal financial concerns.

Participants will receive a copy of their Credit Report along with an analysis, as well as guidance on credit building and debt management. Graduates receive a completion certificate, and a detailed savings and spending plan. Access to free banking package at a local credit union and one-on-one advising is also included.

RSVP today! Enter your information in the box on the right or give us a call at 718-933-2539.

Cursos también ofrecidos en Español. Llame para más información.

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Homeowner Assistance with Legal Aid Society
Thursday, Jun 7, 2018
10:00am - 4:00pm
June 7, 2018, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Northwest Bronx Resource Center
Refuge House
2715 Bainbridge Ave, near E. 196th St
Bronx, NY 10458

About

​Are you at risk of foreclosure? Looking for legal assistance?

Have you missed a mortgage or maintenance payment? Are you on the NYC lien sale or are having difficulties with your lender?

Do you qualify for a tax exemption, low income homeowners and seniors or disabled owners may qualify (STAR, SCHE, DHE)?

Speak with an expert who can help you stay in your home. Make your appointment today; the sooner, the better.

Services provided by Legal-Aid Society.

Enter your information in the box on the right to request an appointment. You can also call us at 718-933-2539.

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¿Está usted en riesgo de perder su casa? ¿Está buscando ayuda legal?

¿Se ha atrasado en un pago hipotecario o de mantenimiento? ¿Está teniendo dificultades con su prestamista?

Hable con un experto que puede ayudarle a permanecer en su casa. Haga su cita hoy; cuanto antes mejor.

Servicios ofrecido por Legal-Aid Society.

Ingrese su información en el cuadro a la derecha para solicitar una cita. También puede llamarnos directamente al 718-933-2539.

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NYC Tenant Support Unit
Thursday, Jun 7, 2018
11:00am-6:00pm
June 7, 2018, 11:00am-6:00pm

Refuge House
2715 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10458

About

​New York City’s Tenant Support Unit provides support to tenants in the Bronx community that may be experiencing housing related issues such as harassment, purposeful denial of essential services, overcharges or possible evictions. If you are experiencing any housing-related issues and would like to speak with a Tenant Support Specialist, request an appointment using the box on the right or call us at (718) 933-2539.

La Oficina de Apoyo al Inquilino de la Ciudad de Nueva York ofrece apoyo a los inquilinos de la comunidad del Bronx con problemas relacionados a su vivienda, como acoso, negación de servicios de forma intencionada, sobrecargos o posibles desalojos. Si usted está pasando por algún problema con relación a su vivienda y le gustaría hablar con un especialista de Apoyo al Inquilino, por favor pida una cita usando la caja a la derecha o llámenos al (718) 933-2539.

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Getting Ahead Workshop (Spanish)
Thursday, Jul 19, 2018
6:00-8:00pm
July 19, 2018, 6:00-8:00pm

Larimar Community Center
2668 Decatur Avenue, B1
Bronx, NY 10458

About

¿Estas interesado en estabilidad financiera? ¡UNHP le puede ayudar! Ayuda gratuita y profesional está disponible.

Tome control de sus finanzas en el próximo Taller de Educación Financiera, patrocinado por University Neighborhood Housing Program. El curso, en Español, empieza el Jueves, 19 de Julio de 6:00-8:00PM en el Larimar Community Center, 2668 Decatur Avenue, B1 Bronx, NY 10458. Se reúne por 5 sesiones, 1 día a la semana, cubriendo varios temas como embargos, agencias de colecciones, crédito, préstamos estudiantiles, ahorros y más.

Participantes recibirán copias de su reporte de crédito y un análisis, junto con asistencia en establecer crédito y manejar sus deudas. Graduados reciben un certificado de compleción y un plan de gastos detallado. Acceso a un paquete bancario y ayuda 1-a-1 también está disponible.

¡Regístrese hoy! Registre su información en la caja a la derecha para inscribirse, llame al 718-933-2539 o visite www.unhp.org.

Espacio limitado. Taller también es ofrecido en Ingles. Workshops are also available in English. Call (718) 933-2539 for upcoming dates.

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Past

​First-time Homebuyer Fast-Track Series
Saturday, May 19, 2018
10:00-5:00PM
May 19, 2018, 10:00-5:00PM

Concourse House 2751 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY 10468

About

Learn the essentials of buying a home and fast-track your path to homeownership. Understand the roles of key players (Lender, Realtor, Attorney, Inspector, etc.) & what the process entails. Participants who attend both workshops (May 1st, May 19th) receive a completion certificate. Participating groups include TD bank, Citi, Santander Bank, NHS and Housing Development Fund.

Acelere su camino hacia la compra de su propia vivienda. Venga a este taller gratis para Primeros Compradores de Casa, y aprenda lo fundamental de la compra de una casa. Aplique para pre-calificación y subsidios de cierre. Participantes que asistan a las dos sesiones (1 y 19 de Mayo) recibirán un certificado de pre-compra. Grupos participantes incluyen TD Bank, Citi, Santander Bank, NHS y Housing Development Fund.

Workshop/Taller: Saturday, May 19th, 10am-4: 00 pm Fast Track Workshop

Call 718-933-2539 for more information & or enter your information in the box at the right to RSVP!

Llame al 718-933-2539 para mas información o ponga su información en la caja a la derecha para reservar su puesto.

Bronx Property Owner Clinic for Homeowners & Landlords
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
5:30pm-8:00pm
May 9, 2018, 5:30pm-8:00pm

Bronx School For Law Government And Justice
244 E 163rd St, Bronx, New York 10451

About

Do you own a 1-4 family home and are behind on your taxes, mortgage or water, and sewer bills? Is your property scheduled for the NYC Lien Sale? Do you own a small to medium sized apartment building in physical or financial distress?

Attend the Bronx Property Owner Clinic and meet with Legal Aid Society, NYC Buildings, NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development (HPD), NYC Dept of Environmental Protection (DEP) and community groups that can help you keep your home or building, and address these issues. Come and learn about available resources that can support your property.

Sponsored by Northwest Bronx Community & Clergy Coalition, Vanessa L. Gibson and UNHP. For more information, click here or contact Edward Garcia at (718) 585-0515 x322 or edward@northwestbronx.org.

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UNHP Free Tax Preparation Program
Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018
January 31, 2018,

Refuge House
2715 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10458

About

UNHP Free Tax Preparation Program

Our 2018 Tax Preparation Program dates are:

Wednesdays, 1:00pm-6:00pm:

  • January 31
  • February 7, 14, 21, 28
  • March 7, 14
  • April 4, 11

Saturdays, 10:00am-4:00pm:

  • February 3, 10, 24
  • March 3, 10, 17
  • April 7

By appointment only for qualifying New York residents.

*Income Limits: Single, $30,000. Married/Head of Household, $54,000.*

At your tax appointment, you will need to bring the following documents (if applicable for 2017):

  • A photo ID for you and your spouse (if filing a joint return, spouse must be present)
  • Social Security cards or Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) for you and everyone on your tax return (this includes your spouse and dependents)
  • W-2s for all jobs or if self-employed, you must know total amount of earning and expenses
  • Award letter from the Social Security Administration
  • Childcare expenses: amount paid and child care agency’s EIN number or babysitter’s name and SSN
  • Additional forms of any other income or tax-related documentation you have received (1099G for Unemployment, 1098T for tuition payments etc.)
  • For refund to be direct deposited, please have a sample check or routing and account number
  • If your Health Insurance coverage was through the Marketplace: Form 1095-A and/or 1095-C

We do not file complicated & advanced schedules/returns. Once you have received all of your documents, call to make your appointment or request one by entering your information in the box at the right!

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Recuerde traer los siguientes documentos el día de su cita:

  • Una identificación con fotografía para usted y su cónyuge (si llenaran una declaración conjunta, su cónyuge debe estar presente)
  • Tarjetas de Seguro Social o número de identificación individual del contribuyente (ITIN) para usted y todos en su declaración de impuestos (esto incluye su cónyuge y dependientes)

Si es aplicable para el año 2017 debe traer lo siguiente, si le falta algún documento aplicable no podremos preparar su declaración de impuestos o darle una cita.

Ingreso:

  • W-2 para todos los trabajos que tuvo en el año
  • Si es trabajador independiente debe saber la cantidad total de ingresos y gastos para el negocio o traer los formularios 1099-MISC
  • Formulario SSA-1099 o carta de beneficios de la Administración del Seguro Social
  • Formulario 1099-R de pensión de retiro
  • Formulario 1099-G de compensación por desempleo
  • Formulario 1099-INT por intereses recibido por una cuenta bancaria

Ajustes y Créditos:

  • Formulario 1098 T por pagos de matrícula estudiantil
  • Formulario 1098 E si usted pagó intereses por préstamos estudiantiles
  • Gastos de cuidado infantil: cantidad pagada y el número de EIN de la agencia de cuidado de niños o el nombre de la niñera, dirección y el número del Seguro Social
  • Formulario 1095-A, 1095-B o 1095-C como prueba de su cobertura de seguro medico
  • Cualquier otro Documentos o cantidad de algún ingreso que recibió en el año
  • Para que su reembolso sea depositado directamente a su cuenta bancaria por favor tenga un cheque a mano o el número de ruta y el número de cuenta de su banco
  • Si está disponible, por favor traiga su declaración de impuestos del 2016

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