Housing, Foreclosure & Homelessness
Are you facing eviction in Housing Court or are you facing foreclosure in Supreme Court? Are you facing eviction in NYCHA housing, or trying to sue for repairs? Do you need help on other housing issues? Are you homeless? You may be eligible for free legal assistance.
How To Get Help
The fastest way to see if you qualify for free legal assistance in a housing matter is to call The Legal Aid Society neighborhood office in your borough:
Staten Island: 347-422-5333
If you are homeless, call the Homeless Rights Project helpline at 800-649-9125 Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
If you are a member of a tenant group/association or want information on starting a tenant group/association, or if you are an HDFC coop board member or shareholder, call the Housing Justice Unit-Group Advocacy helpline at 212-577-7988 Monday – Friday 10 a.m. -4 p.m or email HousingGrpAdv@legal-aid.org.
If you are a homeowner facing foreclosure, call the Foreclosure Prevention Project at 718-298-8979 for Queens and 646-340-1908 for the Bronx. Please leave a message with your name and phone number and we will return your call within 24 hours. Due to COVID-19 our offices and court walk-in clinics are currently closed. If you are a Bronx homeowner, you may also utilize our online intake form.