“Long Island Housing Services. They’ve been advocating for me and they’ve been assisting me,
and right now I have a three bedroom voucher…. “
Help real people.
Long Island Housing Services, Inc. (LIHS) client Carmen Castro testified at Poverty Amid Plenty on Long Island as part of the Truth Commission on Poverty in New York State. Carmen spoke about her experiences with housing discrimination, homelessness, the Nassau County Department of Social Services and losing her Section 8 status. When Carmen completed her testimony she was asked questions by Long Island Cares, Inc. Chief Executive Officer Paule Pachter.
Last question: Is there anyone that you were involved with in the system that you would say is advocating on your behalf or on your son’s behalf?
Long Island Housing Services. They’ve been advocating for me and they’ve been assisting me, and right now I have a three bedroom voucher….
Long Islanders like Carmen need your support to secure their right to safe and affordable housing. Please donate to Long Island Housing Services today.
Even a donation of $10 will move us forward toward our $5,000 goal and send a clear message that Long Island will speak up for safe and affordable housing.
Why should I support Long Island Housing Services?
Learn more about how Long Island Housing Services has been fighting for Civil Rights on Long Island since 1969 In the past year, Long Island Housing Services has won victories for Long Island families by stopping government abuse of minority tenants in Mastic Beach, and wiping out vestiges of Nazi Era prejudice in Yaphank, and fighting the sexual harassment of minors in Patchogue.