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Latest Housing Update regarding ERAP and other Long Island Housing Assistance Programs

OTDA is currently processing eligible ERAP applications submitted through June 30, 2022. Although some towns (such as Town of Brookhaven) have...
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Open Position: Staff Attorney, Public Benefits Unit, Hempstead

OVERVIEW: For more than 50 years, Nassau Suffolk Law Services (NSLS) has been providing free, high quality legal counsel in...
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NSLS Staff Members in our Community!

On June 16th, NSLS Director of Community Relations Cathy Lucidi, Supervising Attorneys Sharon Campo and Lynn Iacona, and ICAN Unit Staff...
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Previous LSCA Trainings available to view

The Post Foreclosure Options LSCA training was held virtually by Kathy Maher, Foreclosure Unit Staff Attorney, on March 31st, 2022. Ms. Maher...
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Foreclosure Prevention Tip!

Foreclosure Prevention Tip! If you or a client are having trouble making your mortgage payments, have already fallen behind or are...
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Unpaid College Debt Update

Students can now receive college transcripts even with unpaid college debt! Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation on May 4, 2022 that prohibits colleges...
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Credit Discrimination Awareness

Credit Discrimination Awareness! Under federal law, it’s illegal for banks, credit unions, mortgage companies, retailers, and any other companies that extend...
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June 30th, 2022-Housing Update

Update! OTDA is currently processing eligible ERAP applications submitted through March 31, 2022. Although some towns (such as Town of Brookhaven)...
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How much can a creditor garnish from my bank account?

As of January 2022, the minimum wage on Long Island is $15 per hour. With this increase, the amount of...
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What kinds of income can be taken out of my bank account?

What is exempt income? According to New York State and federal laws, certain income cannot be taken by creditors. This...
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¿Qué tipos de ingreso pueden sacarme de mi cuenta bancaria?

Cobranza de deudas e ingreso exento ¿Qué es un ingreso exento? Bajo las leyes federales y del estado de Nueva...
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What are my rights if my bank account is frozen?

How is a bank account frozen? One effective method of the collection after a creditor has obtained a judgment, is...
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Board of Regents approved temporary expansion of the existing process to appeal to graduate with a lower score on a Regents Examination.

Board of Regents approved for Emergency Action at its May 2022 meeting a temporary expansion of the existing process to...
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NSLS In Our Community

On March 17, 2022, NSLS Supervising Attorney Marissa Luchs Kindler gave a CLE/training on updates in landlord/tenant law to over 100 attorneys...
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May 2022- Medicaid Renewal Updates

Medicaid Renewal Updates: During the COVID-19 emergency, no Medicaid cases will be closed for failure to renew or failure to provide...
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New Consumer Credit Debt Statute of Limitations

New Consumer Credit Debt Statute of Limitations! The New York State Consumer Credit Fairness Act mandates that starting April 7,...
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June 2022 History Regents Canceled

June History Regents Canceled! On May 24, 2022, the New York State Education Department canceled the administration of the Regents...
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2021-2022 Cooling Assistance Benefit

Cooling Assistance Benefit- The 2021-2022 Cooling Assistance benefit opened May 2, 2022. If you are eligible, you may receive one Cooling...
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Public Assistance Standard of Need and Medicaid Levels 2022 Chart

  Please see our updated, as of June 2022, Public Assistance and Medicaid Levels Chart 2022
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