Housing Legal Assistance - $4 Million

Commitment Title

Housing Legal Assistance - $4 Million

Commitment

For the period from January 1, 2009, through December 31, 2014, Columbia University provided funding for one attorney, acceptable to New York City’s Housing Preservation & Development Office (NYCHPD).

For the period from January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2030, Columbia University is providing funding for two attorneys at a legal assistance provider acceptable to NYCHPD serving the Manhattanville area, to provide anti-eviction/anti-harassment legal assistance for residents of the Manhattanville area. Funding will not exceed $4 million through December 31, 2030.

Eligibility

Residents of the Manhattanville area are eligible for housing legal services under this agreement. 

How to Access

Legal Services NYC has been selected as service provider of housing legal services for residents of the Manhattanville area.  Contact Legal Services NYC directly and ask a representative if you are eligible for the benefit described above.

Legal Services NYC can be contacted at its Upper Manhattan office at:

1 West 125th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, New York 10027
Tel: (212) 348-7449
Fax: (212) 348-4093

Legal Services NYC can also be found at its web address online at: http://www.legalservicesnyc.org