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Civil Rights Disability Fair Housing Lawsuit Settled

Long Island Housing Services, Inc. and Westbury Terrace Condominium Implement Mechanism for Reasonable Accommodation and Modification under Fair Housing Laws for Residents with a Disability


Long Island Housing Services seeks Executive Director

The Executive Director must be an experienced and seasoned leader and manager who will provide oversight of the organization, engage in the broader fair housing community, and develop and maintain strong relationships with funding sources, including local, state and federal government.


Nassau County Public Hearing on Substantial Amendment to Annual Action Plan 8/15/17

FY2017 Annual Action Plan is available for public review for a 14 day comment period from Wednesday, August 2, 2017 – Tuesday August 15, 2017. (more…)

Rent Scams Information

Long Island Housing Services has added a section on Rent Scams to our Landlord & Tenant Rights page. Scammers have many creative ways to cheat you out of your money, and they seem to come up with new ideas every day. More

Nassau CDBG hearing 7/19/17

Nassau County has prepared a draft Annual Action Plan for FY2017, prepared pursuant to the National Affordable Housing Act (42 USC Part 91).  Notice is hereby given that a copy of the proposed Action Plan will be available to the public for review during a 30 day comment period extending from June 20, 2017 -July 19, 2017, weekdays during the hours of 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Nassau County Office of Housing and Community Development, 40 Main Street, 1st Floor, Hempstead, NY 11550 and online at: (more…)

North Hempstead Foreclosure Prevention Workshop 6/20/17

Are you falling behind on your mortgage payments? Are you in danger of foreclosure or know someone who is?  North Hempstead is holding a Foreclosure Prevention Workshop Can Help.  It is being held on Tuesday, June 20 at 7 p.m., ‘Yes We Can’ Community Center, 141 Garden Street, New Cassell, NY (more…)

NY settles housing discrimination with Yaphank GASL

New York Attorney General Schneiderman’s investigation found that German American Settlement League (GASL) historically excluded individuals of non-white and non-German heritage – violating federal, state, and local laws. GASL will overhaul its policies to end discrimination against individuals on the basis of race or origin and comply with all non-profit and fair housing laws; replace its president and treasurer; and regularly report to the AG to demonstrate compliance. (more…)

Long Island Housing Services Recruits Staff Attorney – Foreclosure Prevention Program

Long Island Housing Services seeks to fill an immediate vacancy for ONE (1) licensed New York State Attorney. The Attorney will advocate and provide legal services for homeowners who are in jeopardy of foreclosure in their primary residence. Posted 5/18/17 Read more.

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Beware the Deed Contract

The mid-20th century practice of private lenders offering a deed contract to credit-starved minorities has returned with the housing crash according the May 13, 2016 Washington Post article “Why a housing scheme founded in racism is making a resurgence today”, Deed contracts are different from mortgages.  With a mortgage, the buyer takes ownership of the home, so the mortgage payments build up equity.  (more…)

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