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Foreclosure Prevention Housing Counselor job opening

Program: Housing Counseling                 Position: Housing Counselor             FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Job Description: Long Island Housing Services seeks to hire a Housing Counselor who is fluent in Spanish and English.
Successful recruit will work under direct supervision of the Housing Counseling Program Manager. The Housing Counselor will provide one-to-one HUD housing counseling and advocacy for residents of Nassau and Suffolk homeowners who are in jeopardy of foreclosure on their primary residence.


Combating Censorship in Executive Order 13950

NAACP Legal Defense Fund, National Urban League, National Fair Housing Alliance File Suit Against Trump Administration; African American Policy Forum Launches #TruthBeTold Campaign


Glen Cove Apartment Complex Settles Source of Income and Disability Discrimination Complaint

Long Island Housing Services, Inc. (LIHS) initiated an investigation in 2019 based on an allegation of discrimination against a Glen Cove apartment complex. (more…)

Is Redfin Redlining?

Maps of excluded Redfin listings for Nassau and Suffolk
Maps of excluded Redfin listings for Nassau and Suffolk

Long Island Housing Services Joins Federal Discrimination Litigation to Stop Real Estate Redlining

Challenges Redfin’s Service Policies By Alleging Race and National Origin Discrimination


Trump Administration Guts Fair Housing

Fair housing advocates denounce the Trump Administration’s newest effort to eliminate a critical desegregation tool and call on the President to concentrate on ensuring housing equity during a pandemic. (more…)

Farmingdale Race Discrimination Compensation Fund Created

Race Discrimination Complaint Settled with Farmingdale Apartment Complex


Residential segregation is the bedrock of the inequalities we see.

Statement from NFHA President and CEO, Lisa Rice,
on Nationwide Protests against Police Brutality and Racial Injustice


Housing Discrimination based on Coronavirus

If you believe that you have been discriminated against because of a perceived connection between your race, national origin, or disability and the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, please contact Long Island Housing Services at 631-567-5111 ext. 375 or to speak to a trained Fair Housing Investigator. (more…)

Poll on COVID-19 and Housing

NYS can help homeowners — and save money

Update: Thank you Governor Cuomo, Attorney General James, Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie for fully funding the Homeowner Protection Program (HOPP) in the proposed New York State budget..  New York homeowners will particularly need the assistance of experienced Housing Counselors and  Attorneys in dealing with the aftermath of COVID-19 on their ability to pay their mortgages. (more…)

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