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.
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…)
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: http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/1524/Office-of-Housing-and-Community-Developm (more…)
Great news! Long Island Housing Services , Inc. just earned the GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency from the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing the metrics listed below, we’re helping the nonprofit sector move beyond simplistic financial ratios to assess nonprofit progress. (more…)
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…)
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…)