Housing Counseling

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Programs that provide comprehensive assistance for people who want to rent or purchase housing including information and guidance about buying and rental costs; how to select affordable housing that meets individual needs; and how to provide for insurance, maintenance and other requirements related to acquiring and paying for housing.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
AFFORDABLE HOMES PROGRAMProvides the opportunity to make home ownership a reality for people who are unable to purchase a home on Long Island without financial assistance. Provides grants (forgiveable after 10 years) to qualified applicants. Non-eligible applicants receive free credit/mortgage counseling.SuffolkCOMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMTOWN OF BABYLON
AMERICAN DEBT RESOURCES, INC.Provides credit counseling, housing counseling (Pre/Post Purchase, Mortgage Delinquency), Foreclosure Prevention Services, Student Loan Counseling, Pre Bankruptcy Counseling, Reverse Mortgage Counseling, and debt management for families, with an emphasis on budget development and maintenance while repairing unsecured debts. Also educates families in management of finances.SuffolkAMERICAN DEBT RESOURCES, INC.AMERICAN DEBT RESOURCES, INC.
CASA SALVAProvides Rapid Re-housing for survivors of domestic violence and their families. Program assists individuals secure housing and provides a rent subsidy for a limited time.NassauCASA SALVACIRCULO DE LA HISPANIDAD, INC.
CLIENT SERVICESOffers case management services, bilingual and minority services, harm reduction education, referrals to housing assistance, client advocacy, emergency financial assistance, home delivered meals, a PLWH/A support group, prevention education and client recruitment outreach for those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. Offers diversity outreach, alcohol and substance abuse education programs, home delivered meals to those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS, HIV CTR and STI CTR. Call for further information.SuffolkCLIENT SERVICESLONG ISLAND ASSOCIATION FOR AIDS CARE, INC.
COUNSELING FOR HOME EQUITY CONVERSIONProvides counseling to seniors and their families on ways to unlock the equity in their homes and convert it into monthly income and/or a line of credit. Call for further information.NassauCOUNSELING FOR HOME EQUITY CONVERSIONFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
EDUCATION AND OUTREACH-NASSAUProvides educational programs, outreach activities, public presentations and services to increase community awareness of fair housing issues. Fair housing laws can protect many residents from illegal discrimination in obtaining housing. Advocacy on homelessness prevention.SuffolkEDUCATION AND OUTREACH-NASSAULONG ISLAND HOUSING SERVICES, INC.
EDUCATION AND OUTREACH-SUFFOLKProvides educational programs, outreach activities, public presentations and services to increase community awareness of fair housing issues, advocacy on homelessness prevention, predatory lending. Fair housing laws can protect many residents from illegal discrimination in obtaining housing.SuffolkEDUCATION AND OUTREACH-SUFFOLKLONG ISLAND HOUSING SERVICES, INC.
FAIR HOUSING PROGRAM-NASSAUProvides fair housing counseling advocacy and training for housing providers and real estate related industry groups on state and federal laws. Investigates complaints and provides advocacy and services for victims of unlawful housing discrimination based on race/color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, familial status, age, marital status. Conducts fair housing testing and assists those seeking counsel for federal court litigation. Files federal and state administrative complaints. Serves Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Call. Appointment preferred.SuffolkFAIR HOUSING PROGRAM-NASSAULONG ISLAND HOUSING SERVICES, INC.
FAIR HOUSING PROGRAM-SUFFOLKProvides fair housing counseling advocacy and training for housing providers and real estate related industry groups on state and federal laws. Investigates complaints and provides advocacy and services for victims of unlawful housing discrimination based on race/color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, familial status, age, marital status. Conducts fair housing testing and assists those seeking counsel for federal court litigation. Files federal and state administrative complaints. Serves Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Call. Appointment preferred.SuffolkFAIR HOUSING PROGRAM-SUFFOLKLONG ISLAND HOUSING SERVICES, INC.
FAIR HOUSING TESTERSOffering an opportunity for individuals to be Fair Housing Testers. LIHS is a nonprofit fair housing agency with openings for testers. Testers are considered per diem employees rather than employees. However, LIHS will train and pay volunteers Testers a stipend of $17.00 per hour plus travel expenses. Candidates must have the following qualifications: Must attend training session must be reliable must have reliable transportation Willing to work in Nassau & Suffolk Ability to follow instruction, follow through ability to write a report responsibly maintain communication honesty and objectivity and a clean record (no record or fraud convictions). LIHS needs conscientious people for this project.SuffolkFAIR HOUSING TESTERSLONG ISLAND HOUSING SERVICES, INC.
FAMILY AND YOUTH SERVICESAssists in development of families by providing community service and support groups and incorporating and encouraging family structure and support. Address needs in the following areas: social services, domestic violence, child and elderly abuse, immigration, discrimination, housing, education issues, veterans affairs and crisis intervention.SuffolkFAMILY AND YOUTH SERVICESADELANTE OF SUFFOLK COUNTY, INC.
FAMILY SELF SUFFICIENCY PROGRAMAssists housing choice voucher tenants to become economically self-sufficient. Case manager meets with each family and conducts a needs assessment to determine appropriate support services and access to resources such as child care, transportation, job training, education, budget counseling, homeownership counseling and more.SuffolkFAMILY SELF SUFFICIENCY PROGRAMCOMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF LONG ISLAND
FIRST TIME HOME BUYERSSponsors home buying workshops including credit counseling, budgeting, utilities, tax assessment, insurance and legal counseling. Also offers private counseling.SuffolkFIRST TIME HOME BUYERSBELLPORT, HAGERMAN, EAST PATCHOGUE ALLIANCE, INC.
HOMELESS HOUSINGProvides houses for homeless families of Suffolk County with two or more children and helps them to become self-sufficient. Rehabilitates and builds houses for these families, and provides support services in areas of home management, nutrition, goal setting, budgeting, and parenting through a social worker.SuffolkHOMELESS HOUSINGWYANDANCH HOMES AND PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
HOME SHAREAccepts referrals from people who have a room in their home to rent to a reliable home seeker needing affordable rental housing. Conducts criminal background checks, reference checks, and personal interviews of all parties. Call for more information.SuffolkHOME SHAREFAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE, INC.
HOUSING AND TENANT COUNSELING SERVICESProvides intervention on behalf of tenants to prevent homelessness and to assist those who are homeless. This includes assistance in finding affordable housing, advocacy and dispute resolution in landlord/tenant matters, assist tenants in money management and household budgeting. Referrals are made to programs such as: HEAP, SECTION 8, Social Services, and Public Housing. Assistance with applications to these programs are provided, particularly, for those with language and cultural barriers.SuffolkHOUSING AND TENANT COUNSELING SERVICESADELANTE OF SUFFOLK COUNTY, INC.
HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER RENTAL ASSISTANCEAdministers the Housing Choice Voucher Rental Assistance Program in Suffolk County for the New York State Homes and Community Renewal and other public housing agencies. Manages the distribution of annual rent subsidies on behalf of Suffolk County residents. Rental Assistance Program assists eligible families to rent housing from the private rental housing market. Wait list is currently closed. Also administers the Nursing Home Transition and Diversion (NHTD) program and Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) program in Suffolk and Nassau County.SuffolkHOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER RENTAL ASSISTANCECOMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF LONG ISLAND
HOUSING COUNSELINGCounsels families on how to avoid eviction and homelessness, improve landlord/tenant relations, and provides information about how to renegotiate mortgages and how to improve budgeting skills. Also offers first home buyers counseling, preclosure counseling and reverse mortgage for seniors over 62 years.SuffolkHOUSING COUNSELINGBELLPORT, HAGERMAN, EAST PATCHOGUE ALLIANCE, INC.
HOUSING COUNSELINGProvide prepurchase, first time homebuyers, default delinquency counseling, budget counseling, foreclosure prevention, pre and post bankruptcy counseling. Walk-ins accepted. Call for further information. Counseling services available in Spanish.SuffolkHOUSING COUNSELINGSAFEGUARD CREDIT COUNSELING SERVICES, INC.
HOUSING COUNSELING PROGRAMProvides housing counseling assistance in resolving housing issues and locating affordable housing for individuals and families. Offers assistance with landlord/tenant crises, evictions, foreclosure prevention services, mortgage default and homelessness. Provides advocacy, assistance with transition to permanent housing, legal advice and referrals to appropriate federal housing programs.NassauHOUSING COUNSELING PROGRAMHISPANIC BROTHERHOOD OF ROCKVILLE CENTRE, INC.
HOUSING COUNSELING PROGRAM-NASSAUProvides housing counseling for landlord/tenant-rights and responsibilities, rent payment increases and eviction situations, and mortgage counseling to homeowners. Pre-purchase, pre-rental and mortgage default counseling. Call. Appointment preferred.SuffolkHOUSING COUNSELING PROGRAM-NASSAULONG ISLAND HOUSING SERVICES, INC.
HOUSING COUNSELING PROGRAM-SUFFOLKProvides housing counseling for landlord/tenant-rights and responsibilities, rent payment increases and eviction situations and mortgage counseling to homeowners. Pre-purchase, pre-rental and mortgage default predatory lending counseling. Call. Appointment required for some counseling.SuffolkHOUSING COUNSELING PROGRAM-SUFFOLKLONG ISLAND HOUSING SERVICES, INC.
HOUSING RIGHTS AND INFORMATION FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIESIndividuals with disabilities define their own needs, and learn to advocate for themselves in securing and maintaining suitable housing that will allow them to live as independently as possible. Provides information on housing rights and how to apply for subsidized programs.SuffolkHOUSING RIGHTS AND INFORMATION FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIESSUFFOLK INDEPENDENT LIVING ORGANIZATION (SILO)
HOUSING SERVICESProvides comprehensive housing counseling services to individuals and families. Services include credit counseling, budgeting, pre and post home ownership counseling, foreclosure prevention counseling, and resources for down payment assistance programs. Call for further information.SuffolkHOUSING SERVICESECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL (EOC) OF SUFFOLK, INC.
MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORTED HOUSING PROGRAMAssists mental health clients in securing transitional housing that will eventually lead to independent living. Services include linkage with a comprehensive community support system of case management, mental health rehabilitation, respite, employment and health supports. Twenty-four hour, seven day a week, bi-lingual case management services are offered.SuffolkMENTAL HEALTH SUPPORTED HOUSING PROGRAMADELANTE OF SUFFOLK COUNTY, INC.
MORTGAGE COUNSELINGProvides free mortgage counseling, one on one education of mortgage process for first-time homebuyers, credit and income review, and assistance in obtaining pre-approval. Also offers advice about refinancing, anti-predatory lending education, post-purchase counseling, reverse mortgage counseling and default prevention education. Available on the East End at specific locations by appointment. Call for further information.SuffolkMORTGAGE COUNSELINGLONG ISLAND HOUSING PARTNERSHIP, INC.
NEIGHBORHOOD PRESERVATION PROGRAMProvides outreach, crisis intervention, housing counseling, benefits advocacy, tenant/landlord mediation, representation in administration proceedings with government agencies, home ownership counseling and translation.NassauNEIGHBORHOOD PRESERVATION PROGRAMLA FUERZA UNIDA, INC.
NORTH FORK HOUSING ALLIANCE, INC.Provides help to low and moderate income residents on the North Fork of Eastern Long Island acquire affordable housing. Services offered are as follows: referral assistance and information; mortgage acquisition and foreclosure assistance; housing rehabilitation assistance; subsidized housing assistance; loan/grant application assistance; advocacy and counseling; fair housing law assistance; health, safety violations and code enforcement; weatherization referrals; utility payment assistance; legal referrals.SuffolkNORTH FORK HOUSING ALLIANCE, INC.NORTH FORK HOUSING ALLIANCE, INC.
PROJECT INDEPENDENCEProvides housing assistance to individuals and families with mental illness and substance abuse difficulties, and offers ongoing support and counseling to maintain their treatment.NassauPROJECT INDEPENDENCECATHOLIC CHARITIES
RIVERHEAD/HELP HOME EAST END MOBILE COUNSELINGOffers mortgage counseling and homebuyer education to the general public. Topics covered may include reverse mortgages, pre purchase information and requirements, refinancing and foreclosure prevention strategies. Group seminars may be requested to be held at local Town Halls or public libraries.SuffolkRIVERHEAD/HELP HOME EAST END MOBILE COUNSELINGLONG ISLAND HOUSING PARTNERSHIP, INC.
SENIOR FINANCIAL COUNSELING PROGRAMProvides financial services for senior citizens including assistance with state and federal income tax preparation, Nassau County Partial Property Tax Exemption STAR Forms, mortgage and property tax delinquencies, debt counseling and financial organizing. Also provides assistance to seniors who can make responsible financial decisions but need help writing out checks and balancing their checkbook. Home visits available by appointment. Call for further information.NassauSENIOR FINANCIAL COUNSELING PROGRAMFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
SOUTHAMPTON/HELP HOME EAST END MOBILE COUNSELINGOffers mortgage counseling and homebuyer education to the general public. Topics covered may include reverse mortgages, pre purchase information and requirements, refinancing and foreclosure prevention strategies. Group seminars may be requested to be held at local Town Halls or public libraries.SuffolkSOUTHAMPTON/HELP HOME EAST END MOBILE COUNSELINGLONG ISLAND HOUSING PARTNERSHIP, INC.
SOUTHOLD/HELP HOME EAST END MOBILE COUNSELINGOffers mortgage counseling and homebuyer education to the general public. Topics covered may include reverse mortgages, pre purchase information and requirements, refinancing and foreclosure prevention strategies. Group seminars may be requested to be held at local Town Halls or public libraries.SuffolkSOUTHOLD/HELP HOME EAST END MOBILE COUNSELINGLONG ISLAND HOUSING PARTNERSHIP, INC.
VETERANS RIGHTS PROJECTProvides assistance with Disability Rights, VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades, Housing, Entitlements, Child Support(Restrictions), and Domestic Violence(Restrictions). Appointment required.NassauNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./HEMPSTEADNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
VETERANS RIGHTS PROJECTProvides assistance with Disability Rights, VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades, Housing, Child Support(Restrictions), Domestic Violence(Restrictions), and Entitlements.SuffolkNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./ISLANDIANASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
VETERANS RIGHTS PROJECTProvides assistance with Disability Rights, VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades, Housing, Child Support(Restrictions), Domestic Violence(Restrictions), and Entitlements. Appointment required.SuffolkNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./RIVERHEADNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
VETERANS SERVICES AGENCY/RIVERHEADAssists veterans and their dependents in processing claims for benefits, discharge, separation papers and tax exemption. Offers information and counseling relating to veteran's rights under the law. Areas include pensions, compensation, survivors' benefits, housing, veteran home loans, taxes, records and social services. Transportation provided to VA Medical Center for free.SuffolkVETERANS SERVICES AGENCY/RIVERHEADSUFFOLK COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE AGENCY

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