Ongoing

Legal Clinic for 1-4 Family Home, Coop and Condo Owners by Phone

Mondays - Fridays 10am-4pm Over the phone. (646)340-1908 

Abogados gratuitos están disponibles telefónicamente para ayudar a dueños de casas y apartamentos. 


Over the phone. (646)340-1908 Abogados gratuitos están disponibles telefónicamente para ayudar a dueños de casas y apartamentos. Mondays - Fridays 10am-4pm

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Information for Bronx Homeowners During COVID-19

The Legal Aid Society offices are closed, but they continue to assist homeowners with mortgage issues, property taxes, water charges, and other delinquent liens.

Court appearances are being rescheduled and foreclosures on most mortgages have been suspended. You may be eligible for relief due to COVID-19 issues. Call us for free assistance and advisement at (646)340-1908 Please be aware of scammers who may exploit the current crisis. Call us with concerns, leave a message with your name and number and we will return your call.

Información para propietarios de viviendas del Bronx durante COVID-19

Las oficinas de Legal Aid están cerradas, pero sus abogados continúan ayudando a los propietarios que tengan problemas hipotecarios, de impuestos, cargos por agua y otros gravámenes.

Las apariciones en las cortes están siendo reprogramadas y las ejecuciones hipotecarias en la mayoría de las hipotecas han sido suspendidas. Usted, puede ser elegible para alivio debido a problemas con COVID-19. Llámenos para obtener asistencia y asesoramiento gratuitos al (646)340-1908 Tenga en cuenta los estafadores que pueden explotar la crisis actual. Llámenos con inquietudes, deje un mensaje con su nombre y número y le devolverán la llamada.

Housing Connect by Phone. Aplicaciones para loterias de Viviendas por teléfono

​Monday - Friday 9 am - 5pm

Call (718)933-2539 if you have a Housing Connect account and would like to apply for new lotteries, update your information, or have a question.UNHP can also connect you to a Financial Counselor


Over the Phone Consult offered M-F 9am-5pm

Consultas telefónicas de lunes a viernes

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Due to the current health crisis, face to face assistance is no longer available at the Northwest Bronx Resource Center(NWBRC). You can still call us at (718)933-2539. Our phones are being answered remotely by our staff.

We can:

  • Update your existing NYC Housing Connect account
  • Help you apply for new affordable housing lotteries
  • Give you information on local Bronx resources for meals, food pantry and other essential needs
  • Connect you with a trained Financial Coach to provide credit, savings or budgeting coaching over the phone
  • Connect you with a Tenant Support Specialist for any issues with your landlord
Online Housing Seminars are being offered by The Actors Fund. Click here to sign-up to the next seminar.


**Debido a la actual crisis de salud, nuestros servicios en personas estas pospuestos hasta nuevo aviso. Llame al (718)933-2539 si ya tiene una cuenta de NYC Housing Connect y desea solicitar nuevas loterías, actualizar su información o hacer alguna pregunta de vivienda. UNHP también puede conectarlo con un asesor financiero y ofrecerle una lista de recursos locales sobre vivienda y comida.

Legal Help for Homeowners Remotely. Ayuda para Propietarios

The Legal Aid Society offices are closed, but they continue to assist homeowners with mortgage issues, property taxes, water charges, and other delinquent liens.
Call LegalAid M- Friday 9 am until 5 pm for free assistance and advisement at (646)340-1908


The Bronx, NY Call / Llame (646) 340-1908

About

Information for Bronx Homeowners During COVID-19

The Legal Aid Society offices are closed, but they continue to assist homeowners with mortgage issues, property taxes, water charges, and other delinquent liens.
Court appearances are being rescheduled and foreclosures on most mortgages have been suspended. You may be eligible for relief due to COVID-19 issues. Call us for free assistance and advisement at (646) 340-1908. Please be aware of scammers who may exploit the current crisis. Call us with concerns, leave a message with your name and number and we will return your call.

Información para dueños de casa del Bronx durante el COVID-19

El bufet de abagados, Legal Aid están cerradas, pero continúan ayudando a los propietarios con problemas hipotecarios, impuestos a la propiedad, cargos por agua y otros gravámenes. Las apariciones en los tribunales están siendo reprogramadas y las ejecuciones hipotecarias en la mayoría de las hipotecas han sido suspendidas. Usted puede ser elegible para alivio debido a problemas con COVID-19. Llámenos para obtener asistencia y asesoramiento gratuitos al (646) 340-1908. Tenga en cuenta los estafadores que pueden explotar la crisis actual. Llámenos con inquietudes, deje un mensaje con su nombre y número y le devolveremos la llamada.

NYC Tenant Support Unit by Phone

​Monday - Friday 9 am to 5 pm

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.

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.


Phone counseling. Consejería telefónica,

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Services during COVID—19 are offered remotely. ​

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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Rent Freeze (SCRIE/DRIE) programs for seniors and disabled tenants. Inquilinos mayores/incapacitados pueden cualificar para congelar su renta

UNHP has suspended face to face service due to COVID 19. We can help you enroll and renew your NYC Rent Freeze (SCRIE and DRIE). Call UNHP at (718) 933-2539 Monday thru Friday from 9 am until 5 pm for assistance.


Renew over the phone. Puede renovar por el telefono

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​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.

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​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.

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Financial Coaching by Phone Via NTFP Trusted Advisor. Consejería financiera remota

​Meet 1:1 over the phone or by SKYPE with a Trusted Advisor to address pressing financial concerns


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

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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.

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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.).

Upcoming

Past

Getting Ahead - Personal Finance Workshops
Thursday, May 7, 2020
6:00pm-8:00pm
May 7, 2020, 6:00pm-8:00pm

All group sessions are postponed until further notice

2751 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY 10468 Near East 196th St

About

The Getting Ahead program is a four-session financial empowerment class designed to help you identify and work towards your own financial goals. You will create a financial plan that is actionable, and access building-block financial products to improve money management skills and build a healthy personal spending plan (aka budget).

Next cycle begins @ Concourse House on Thursday, May 7, 2020 and continues for the following three Thursdays through May 28, 2020.

When: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

This course will be offered in English. The next Spanish language course will be offered from June 16 until July 14, 2020.

Where: 2751 Grand Concourse, near E 196th St

RSVP by:
calling 718-933-2539 or visiting our website www.unhp.org

Jumelia@unhp.org

The course is free and space is limited! Secure your spot now.

At the four-week Getting Ahead workshop, you treated with the individual attention you deserve to establish a roadmap to financial stability.

By the end of the 4 session workshop, graduates will:
Results are impressive! After 24 months on average,

  • Receive completion certificate, free credit report, and score
  • Identify a long-term financial goal and create a plan with clear action steps to achieve this goal (i.e.Homeownership, entrepreneurship, retirement or higher education)
  • Learn about the Gateway Banking Package, a selection of socially responsible financial products offered by partner community development credit unions and designed specifically to help clients GET AHEAD
  • Participate in a one-on-one counseling session with an expert Neighborhood Trust Financial Advisor to address individual debt, credit, budgeting and savings issues

Credit Card Debt reduced by $2,000

Majority of Clients Improve Credit Score by 65 points

Salir Adelante. Clases Finacieras Personalizadas
Tuesday, Mar 3, 2020
6:00pm-8:00pm
March 3, 2020, 6:00pm-8:00pm

2759 Webster Ave Bronx, NY 10458 Near East 197th Street

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!Tome los pasos para salir Adelante!

¿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 Martes, 03 de Marzo de 6:00-8:00PM en POTS, 2759 Webster Ave, Bronx, NY 10458. Se reúne por 5 sesiones, 1 día a la semana, empezando el 3 de Marzo hasta el 31 de Marzo,cubriendo varios temas como embargos, agencias de colecciones, crédito, préstamos estudiantiles, ahorros y más.

Al final del taller de 4 sesiones, los graduados:

· Recibiran certificado de finalización, informe de crédito gratuito y puntaje

· Identificaran un objetivo financiero a largo plazo y cree un plan con pasos de acción claros para lograr este objetivo (es decir, propiedad de vivienda, emprendimiento, jubilación o educación superior)

· Conoceran el paquete Gateway Banking, una selección de productos financierossocialmente responsables ofrecidos por las cooperativas de ahorro y crédito
para el desarrollo comunitario y diseñado específicamente para ayudar a los clientes A Seguir Hacia Delante

· Participaran en una sesión de asesoramiento individual con un asesor financieroexperto de Neighborhood Trust para abordar problemas individuales de deuda,
crédito, presupuesto y ahorro

¡Los resultados son impresionantes! Después de 24 meses en promedio

La deuda de la tarjeta de crédito se redujo en $ 2,000

Mayoría de clientes mejora el puntaje de crédito en 65 puntos

¡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 starting in the winter. Call (718) 933-2539 for English language workshop.

UNHP Financial Fitness Open House
Wednesday, Jan 15, 2020
11am to 5:30pm
January 15, 2020, 11am to 5:30pm

UNHP Northwest Bronx Resource Center at Refuge House 2715 Bainbridge Avenue Bronx, NY 10458

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Get ready to file your taxes and access our free financial and housing services at the UNHP Financial Fitness Open House!

  • Schedule your 2020 tax appointment with UNHP
  • Enroll in the NYC Affordable Housing Lottery ( by appointment)
  • Eviction Prevention Information
  • Meet with an Ariva Ready to Rent Financial Counselor
  • File for the NYC Rent Freeze for seniors and people with disabilities and learn about homeowner tax exemptions
  • Get information about affordable banking products and credit union options
  • Learn about opportunities for homeowner assistance, programs for first-time homebuyers, 1:1 financial advisement and free financial education workshops.
  • Get screened for SNAP and monthly food pantry
  • 4 pm FreeTax Workshop by Bronx Legal Services covering EITC denial, Tax liens, and Tax debts

Please RSVP (718)933-2539

Participating Groups:

  • Ariva Ready to Rent
  • NYC Tenants Support Unit
  • Part of the Solution POTS
  • Institute for Mediation and Conflict Resolution
  • Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) at Bronx Legal Services
  • Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union (LESPFCU)

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