Legal Aid Society

Projects, Units & Initiatives

Foreclosure Prevention Project

The Legal Aid Society’s Foreclosure Prevention and Home Equity Preservation Project assists homeowners in Bronx and Queens who are struggling to maintain homeownership or who are facing foreclosure. Our free legal services are available to homeowners residing in 1-4 family homes, cooperatives and condominiums in the Bronx and Queens.

Our services include, but are not limited to:

  • Representation in Foreclosure Actions, including appearances at Settlement conferences
  • Challenging abusive lending or real estate practices
  • Assistance with Pro Se Representation
  • Assistance with Loan Modification Applications
  • Resolving Disputes with the Mortgage Lender or the Mortgage Servicer
  • Dealing with Property Taxes and Water and Sewer charges
  • Advocacy or litigation in tax lien foreclosures
  • Filing Chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy
  • Representing victims of deed theft

Additional Resources


We provide assistance by phone or in our offices by arrangement. Reach us at the following helplines:

Bronx: 646-340-1908
Queens: 718-298-8979

Please leave a message with your name and phone number and we will return your call within 24 hours.

If you are a Bronx homeowner, you may also utilize our online intake form.