United Way LI $11,000 Grant

Trish Rivers UWLI and Ian Wilder LIHS
Trish Rivers UWLI and Ian Wilder LIHS

Long Island Housing Services Receives $11,000 Grant Award from United Way of Long Island to Support Fair Housing.

Long Island Housing Services, Inc. is pleased to announce it has received a $11.000 Community Partner grant from United Way of Long Island.

The funding will support the expansion of delivery services to Long Island residents.  Provides educational programs, outreach activities, investigations of housing discrimination claims, public presentations and services to increase community awareness of fair housing. Provides counseling and assistance in resolving housing problems including foreclosure and landlord-tenant issues. Publishes agency brochures and educational material

This much needed funding from United Way of Long island allows Long Island Housing Services to provide continuous civil rights services to those experiencing instability in their housing, said Ian Wilder, Executive Director of Long Island Housing Services.

“We couldn’t do the work that we do without our community partner agencies and the contributions they make to the residents of Long Island,” said Theresa A. Regnante, President and CEO of United Way of Long Island. “By providing funding to these organizations, it shows that they meet the highest standards of excellence in the not-for-profit sector.”

To learn more about Long Island Housing Services, Inc., explore this website.

About Long Island Housing Services, Inc.

Founded in 1969, Long Island Housing Services, Inc. (www.LIFairHousing.org) is a private, nonprofit HUD-qualified Fair Housing Enforcement Organization and a federally certified, approved Housing Counseling agency. LIHS’ mission is the elimination of unlawful housing discrimination and promotion of decent and affordable housing through advocacy and education.

About United Way of Long Island

United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. We recruit people and organizations that bring the passion, expertise and resources needed to get things done.  LIVE UNITED® is a call to action for everyone to become part of the change.  United Way of Long Island is part of a worldwide network spanning across 41 countries and territories, including more than 1,200 local organizations in the U.S. For more information about United Way of Long Island, please visit UnitedWayLI.org, or follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.