From the staff of New York Legal Help and New York LawHelp, we’d like to wish you and your families a healthy, happy, and safe holiday season! If you or a family or friend is encountering a legal issue and you reside in New York State, be aware that LiveHelp will available this week on: [...]
Of course, you can get online help from LawHelp/NY but many people want to talk to a live human being. On LawHelp/NY’s home page, there is a link to a list of hotlines serving New Yorkers. For example, if you have a legal question and you live in New York City and you are low-income, [...]
The City has announced it will pay Advantage rents for November and December, including any late fees that were incurred due to this late decision. These payments will only be made for Advantage tenants currently within their lease period. We do not know if any rent will be paid going forward. Please click here or download [...]
The City Housing Maintenance Code and Multiple Dwelling Law requires building owners to provide heat and hot water to all tenants. Building owners are required to provide hot water 365 days per year at a constant minimum temperature of 120 degrees Fahrenheit. Between October 1st and May 31st, a period designated as “Heat Season,” building [...]
Fake Classified Ads, Gift Card Scams, Phishing Emails–Some of the online scams to be aware of this holiday season!
It’s that time of the year again! Lots to do and very little time. As you start your holiday shopping, it is important to take a few minutes to learn some useful tips to prevent scammers from ruining your holiday season. Scammers online use many tricks to try to fool you into giving away your [...]