Long Island Housing Services
Initiated in 1969, Long Island Housing Services (LIHS) is a HUD-approved counseling agency and Long Island’s only HUD qualified Fair Housing Enforcement Organization. The mission of Long Island Housing Services is the elimination of unlawful housing discrimination and promotion of decent and affordable housing through advocacy and education. The agency promotes racial and economic integration and equal housing opportunities through direct client services, special projects and collaborative efforts with other non-profits and government enforcement agencies. Activities include counseling, investigation of discrimination in rentals, sales, lending and insurance, including testing, education and facilitating Fair Housing enforcement under federal, state, and local laws, helping to education and alert the public to avoid and report mortgage rescue scams; Tenant’s Rights Counseling geared to improving habitability, treatment, provide referrals and information about resources for various related issues and pre/post Homeownership Counseling. LIHS offers top quality counseling and free legal services for Foreclosure Prevention. Bilingual, Spanish fluent staff is available.