Join the fight for Civil Rights on LI for #Giving Tuesday

Long Islanders’ Civil Rights are under attack.
Unfortunately, so is our funding to protect them.

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Fair Housing Attorney Position Announcement from LIHS

Long Island Housing Services, Inc. seeks to fill an immediate vacancy for ONE (1) licensed NYS Attorney to develop as a dedicated Fair Housing Attorney interested in civil rights, fair housing enforcement, and public interest.  Bi-lingual, fluent Spanish-English speaking/written skills are a plus.  Experience helpful, not required- will train.  (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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Community-Media Outreach Coordinator – Foreclosure Rescue Scam Prevention & Fair Housing, Long Island Housing Services, Inc.

Long Island Housing Services, Inc.  is seeking a dynamic individual to coordinate community and media outreach and public interest advocacy efforts to educate and assist at-risk populations about foreclosure rescue scam prevention services and Fair Housing rights.

Outreach/Media Coordinator needed immediately to educate and alert homeowners who are at risk of falling victim to a foreclosure rescue scam, and to assist victims of foreclosure rescue scams with filing reports to enforcement authorities. (more…)

LIHS receives Foreclosure Rescue Scam Prevention grant from NYS AG

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Additional $20 Million For Homeowner Protection Program, Plus New Grant Program To Prevent Foreclosure Rescue Scams, Funded Through Bank Settlements

A.G. Schneiderman Offers Tips For New Yorkers To Avoid Foreclosure Rescue Scams: Visit AGScamHelp.com To See If Company Is Verified; Call A.G. Helpline At 1-855-HOME-456

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Long Island Housing Services recruits Fair Housing Investigator/Counselor – Private Enforcement Program

The Fair Housing Investigator will be responsible for assisting in developing and implementing Long Island Housing Services’ private fair housing enforcement activities in conjunction with other Private Fair Housing Enforcement Program staff. Experience in interviewing, advocacy, investigations, public presentations, paralegal, and bilingual skills are desirable. Posted 12/14/16. Read 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 12/13/16  Read more.

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