News & Events

Sponsor LIHS’ 50th Anniv Gala on 10/2/19

You are invited to to join us in celebrating 50 years since the founding of Long Island Housing Services, Inc. Sponsor or buy tickets!


HUD Offers $150 Million to Provide Affordable Housing to People with Disabilities

Funding expected to help approximately 18,000 non-elderly persons with disabilities


Transforming Public Housing into Book-Rich Environments Reaches One Million Books

WASHINGTON – In just its third year, a national campaign to promote literacy and a life-long love of reading has distributed one million books to children living in public housing. The Book-Rich Environments Initiative (BRE) is a collaboration aimed to transform public housing authorities (PHAs) into book-rich environments by providing diverse, high quality books and other literacy tools to children and families living in HUD-assisted housing (more…)

HUD Charges Facebook With Housing Discrimination over Company’s Targeted Advertising Practices

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging Facebook with violating the Fair Housing Act by encouraging, enabling, and causing housing discrimination through the company’s advertising platform. Read HUD’s Charge against Facebook. (more…)

10/2/19 50th Anniv Gala: Save the Date


Housing Counselor  – Foreclosure Prevention Program, Long Island Housing Services, Inc.

LIHS seeks to fill an immediate vacancy for a Housing Counselor. Successful recruit will work under direct supervision of the Foreclosure Prevention Program Manager.  The Housing Counselor will provide one-to-one HUD housing counseling and advocacy for Nassau and Suffolk homeowners who are in jeopardy of foreclosure on their primary residence.  HUD Housing Counseling and Fair Lending experience preferred, bilingual Spanish a plus, but not required. (more…)

Brookhaven Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing 5/7/19

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 6pm-8pm. Residents of the Town of Brookhaven are encouraged to attend this public meeting for a Fair Housing study: “Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice” at Mastics Moriches Shirley Community Library, 407 William Floyd Parkway, Shirley, NY 11967 Español.  (more…)

Fair Housing Discussion 4/30/19

Tuesday, April 30th from 10am-1pm. Attend a discussion with the New York State Division of Human Rights on protections against discrimination in housing. This event is FREE and open to the public at St. Joseph’s College Auditorium, 155 West Roe Blvd., Patchogue, NY 11772. RSVP: or 718-741-8301. (more…)

Major Suffolk Property Owner Accused of Rampant Housing Discrimination in Class Action Suit

Complaint offers new details on alleged systemic discrimination that intentionally targeted applicants based on race, disability, and Source of Income (use of housing vouchers).


Demystifying the ISM’s Workshop: Confronting Racism, Practicing Cultural Diversity, Shifting Equity, and Upgrading Inclusion

LIHS Executive Director Ian Wilder was invited by LIHS Board VP Georgette Grier-Key, Ed.D. to take part in her workshop “Demystifying the ISM’s Workshop: Confronting Racism, Practicing Cultural Diversity, Shifting Equity, and Upgrading Inclusion” for Stony Brook University Social Work students on April 9, 2019. (more…)

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