The Neighborhood Economic Development and Advocacy Project (NEDAP)
Provides information on frozen bank accounts and what options you have to access your funds as well as helpful links to other resources.
Provides practical advice for dealing with debt collectors from a New York Times article.
Provides general information for New Yorkers who are facing debt collection lawsuits in the New York City civil courts.
Defines wage garnishments (wage garnishment occurs when a court or the government orders your employer to set aside some of your earnings to pay a debt) and provides practical advice on steps to take if you receive a wage garnishment notice.
Subsidized Housing Search Resources
Affordable rental listings for New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and Boston
The Mitchell-Lama Housing program provides affordable rental and cooperative housing to moderate- and middle-income families.
HCR builds and preserves homes and communities for low and moderate income New York state residents, promoting affordable housing and community renewal efforts.
DFTA maintains borough-based guides to alternatives in senior housing.
HPD promotes quality housing and diverse, thriving neighborhoods for New Yorkers through loan and development programs for new affordable housing, preservation of the affordability of existing housing stock, enforcement of housing quality standards, and educational programs for tenants and building owners.
On this site you can search and select affordable housing, enter and update your household information and apply for housing.
HDC seeks to increase the supply of multi-family housing, stimulate economic growth and revitalize neighborhoods by financing the creation and preservation of affordable housing for low-, moderate- and middle-income New Yorkers.
This neighborhood housing and preservation organization on the Lower East Side is dedicated to tenants’ rights, homelessness prevention, economic development and community revitalization.
Legal non-for-profit organization that seeks to preserve safe, secure and affordable housing on the West Side
Housing Court Answers is the best place to go for information about housing court for people without lawyers.
With offices in all five boroughs, Legal Services NYC is the largest organization exclusively dedicated to providing civil legal services to low-income persons in the United States.