Events for Home Buyers, Homeowners and Tenants


Thinking about buying a first home? Applying for an affordable housing lottery? Making 2020 the year you learn about money? Check out these events! All are free unless otherwise indicated. Just click the links to RSVP or enroll. For services and program info, visit us at www.nhsbrooklyn.org

For Everyone

  • NEW! Home Maintenance Education: Level I. Learn basic carpentry (including wood framing), drywalling, flooring, tiling, exterior repairs, and more! Starting 3/4, 20 hours over 7 Wednesdays from 6-9pm. $175 includes certificate of completion. (NOT for employment readiness.) Enroll: https://bit.ly/2KgOqg6

  • NEW! Home Maintenance Education: Level II. Learn basic roofing, electrical, stair repair, molding installation, flooring, plumbing, and more! Starting 5/6, 20 hours over 7 Wednesdays from 6-9pm. $175 includes certificate of completion. (NOT for employment readiness.) Enroll: https://bit.ly/2FRpH2h

  • JUST ADDED! Financial Coaching & Credit Improvement Workshop. Monthly; location varies. Next: Thurs., 1/23 from 6-8pm. Santander Bank, 1549 Ralph Avenue. Free. RSVP: https://bit.ly/2HHeCz2

  • SAVE THE DATE! Housing Resource Fair. Sat., 3/14 10am-3pm. Location TBA. Help us pick the topics! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KKV5682

For Home Buyers

  • ALMOST FULL! First-Time Home Buyer Seminar. Monthly; location varies. Next: Thur., 1/16 6-8:30pm. Compass Realty, 1320 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216. Learn about this major financial transaction and who’s involved; typical timeframes; financial education; down-payment and closing-cost grants; more. Free. RSVP: https://bit.ly/2PdDOC9

  • RECOMMENDED! Financial Coaching & Credit Improvement Workshop. Monthly; location varies. Next: Thurs., 1/23 from 6-8pm. Santander Bank, 1549 Ralph Avenue. Free. RSVP: https://bit.ly/2HHeCz2

  • Landlord Training. Monthly at our East Flatbush office. One 2-hour, NYC-specific course for 2-4 unit homes. Next: Thurs, 1/9 6-8pm OR Thurs., 1/9 6-8pm OR Thurs., 2/6 10am-12pm, NHS Brooklyn, 2806 Church Ave. $100 fee for future property owners. Enroll: http://bit.ly/2nTw627

For Homeowners

  • STRUGGLING? Foreclosure Avoidance, Loan Modification, Refinancing & Reverse Mortgage Counseling. Multiple dates, times, and locations. Free & HUD-certified. Call 718-469-4679 or email info@nhsbrooklyn.org for appointment & documents to bring.

  • Housing Help for Tenants & Homeowners. 1st & 3rd Mondays of month from 10am-2pm. Next: 1/6. Office of NYS Senator Zellnor Myrie, 1077 Nostrand Ave. Free. For 2020 dates, list of documents to bring & to RSVP, call 718-285-4700.

  • Home & Flood Insurance Workshops. Over-paying? Not sure? Need flood insurance? Not sure? Multiple dates and times in East Flatbush, Canarsie, and Sheepshead Bay. Free. RSVP: https://www.nhsbrooklyn.org/home-flood-insurance

  • Landlord Training. Monthly at our East Flatbush office. One 2-hour, NYC-specific course for 2-4 unit homes. Next: Thurs, 1/9 6-8pm OR Thurs., 1/9 6-8pm OR Thurs., 2/6 10am-12pm at our East Flatbush office. $90 fee for current property owners. Enroll here: http://bit.ly/2nTw627

  • Financial Coaching & Credit Improvement Workshop. Offered monthly. Next: Thurs., 1/23 from 6-8pm. Santander Bank, 1549 Ralph Avenue. Free. RSVP: https://bit.ly/2HHeCz2

For Tenants

  • DON'T MISS THIS! Affordable Housing Info Event. Come learn about new buildings in Coney Island and how to apply for affordable housing lotteries. Tues., 1/14 6-8pm Coney island Gospel Cathedral. 2828 Neptune Avenue. Free. RSVP: https://bit.ly/34q8VQs

  • GET ANSWERS! Tenant Help Night: Ask An Attorney. Offered every month. Next: Thurs., 2/6 from 6-8pm. NHS Brooklyn, 2806 Church Avenue. Free. RSVP: https://bit.ly/2LtNmaZ Need help sooner? Call 718-469-4679.

  • Financial Coaching & Credit Improvement Workshop. Offered monthly. Next: Thurs., 1/23 from 6-8pm. Santander Bank, 1549 Ralph Avenue. Free. RSVP: https://bit.ly/2HHeCz2

  • Tenant Support Walk-in Assistance. 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of month. Next: 1/8 from 10:30am-2pm. Office of Assemblywoman Diana Richardson. Free. For 2020 dates, list of documents to bring & to RSVP, call 718-771-3105.

  • Housing Help for Tenants & Homeowners. 1st & 3rd Mondays of month from 10am-2pm. Next: 1/6. Office of NYS Senator Zellnor Myrie, 1077 Nostrand Ave. Free. For 2020 dates, list of documents to bring & to RSVP, call 718-285-4700.

  • Housing Help for Tenants & Homeowners. Offered monthly. Next: Wed., 1/15 1-5pm. Office of Assemblymember Mathylde Frontus, 2002 Mermaid Avenue, Coney Island. Free. For 2020 dates, list of documents to bring, & to RSVP, call 718-266-0267.

Services

Click here for info on our programs, including applications, counseling, and events for:

  • First-Time Home Owner Education and Assistance

  • Home Repairs

  • Home Maintenance Training

  • Tenant Support Services

  • Home, Renter's & Flood Insurance Counseling

  • Financial Education (Workshops and one-on-one counseling)

  • Foreclosure Intervention

  • Reverse Mortgage Counseling

  • Refinancing

  • Emergency Preparedness: Natural and Financial Disasters

  • Resident Leadership Training

  • Household Expense and Energy Savings Programs

  • And more!

East Flatbush

2806 Church Ave.

Brooklyn, NY 11226

Canarsie

9701 Avenue L

Brooklyn, NY 11236

Phone

(718) 469-4679

  • icon-facebook-square
  • icon-twitter-square
  • icon-youtube-square
  • icon-linkedin-square
Neighborhood Housing Services Brooklyn

© 2020 by Neighborhood Housing Services of Brooklyn

Website Design by Little Moon