Housing Advocacy Groups

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    Taxonomy Code: TD-1600.2800

    Organizations that advocate for constructing, renovating or otherwise improving the availability of safe, affordable rental and purchasable housing for low-income individuals and families, older adults, people with disabilities, migrant workers and others who are unable to purchase a home or rent a home or apartment under current market conditions or who are forced to spend an excessively large proportion of their income on housing to the detriment of other necessities.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    COMMUNITY ADVOCATES, INC.Provides technical assistance, information and referral, and consultation to community organizations, public officials, the media, and others concerned with affordable housing and issues affecting access and equity. Supports the development of safe, low-cost housing in mixed-income, integrated neighborhoods and downtowns throughout Long Island. THIS ORGANIZATION PROVIDES NO DIRECT CLIENT SERVICES OR INDIVIDUAL REFERRALS.NassauCOMMUNITY ADVOCATES, INC.COMMUNITY ADVOCATES, INC.
    EDUCATION AND ADVOCACYAdvocates for community resources for the homeless of Nassau and Suffolk Counties including the development of emergency, transitional and permanent low cost housing. Provides opportunities for agencies to present current issues facing Long Island's homeless and educates professionals about available services. Coordinates applications to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for homeless funding and conducts an annual Homeless Count. Provides technical assistance to local organizations whose services do not meet the criteria for HUD funding, but are essential for meeting the needs of the homeless.SuffolkEDUCATION AND ADVOCACYLONG ISLAND COALITION FOR THE HOMELESS, INC.
    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.
    INCLUSIVE HOUSING PROGRAMPromotes effective fair housing laws, nondiscriminatory affordable housing policies, and vigilant fair housing enforcement for all tenants and homeowners. Organizes residents to engage in civic actions to support fair housing. Advocates for individuals in low-income housing through support of fair-housing legislation and litigates against federal housing discrimination.NassauINCLUSIVE HOUSING PROGRAMERASE RACISM
    NEW YORK STATE TENANTS AND NEIGHBORS INFORMATION SERVICEFunctions to empower and educate tenants, preserve affordable housing and livable neighborhoods, and strengthen tenant protections. Offers organizational and technical assistance to tenants groups with these objectives. Maintains Speakers Bureau and publishes newsletter and educational material. Call for more information.NEW YORK STATE TENANTS AND NEIGHBORS INFORMATION SERVICENEW YORK STATE TENANTS AND NEIGHBORS INFORMATION SERVICE

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