Tenants & Home Buyers: Find Your Next Home, Save Money, Avoid Mistakes

Updated: Jun 10

Tenant Support


Not ready to buy a home? Behind with rent? Looking for affordable housing to rent? Let us help you!

Understanding Rental Vouchers

Thursday, June 10 6:00pm - 7:30pm


Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP).

Apply for help paying off 12 months of back rent, if your rental arrears were due to COVID-19. Find out more here.


In danger of eviction or need assistance with another tenant service?

Please complete this form or call our office at 718-469-4679 Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm to be connected to a housing specialist.


Need help applying for a rent freeze because you are a senior or a person who is disabled?

Please complete this form or call our office at 718-469-4679 Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm to be connected to a housing specialist.


Need help understanding your rights, including your right to repairs, heat and water, and freedom from harassment?

Please complete this form or call our office at 718-469-4679 Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm to be connected to a housing specialist.


COMING SOON! How to Apply for Affordable Housing Lotteries

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Renter's Insurance Webinars

If you're like most people, you can't afford to lose everything to a fire, building leak, or other catastrophe. Join our free webinar to make sure you:

  • know what you're buying

  • make sure you're getting what you're paying for

  • don't overpay

No sales, just education!


Tuesday, July 13 3:00pm - 4:00pm Register here.


Financial Fitness Webinars


All first-time home buyers are also encouraged to take an upcoming Financial Fitness Workshop to learn about:

  • Setting financial goals, like purchasing a first home

  • Creating a budget and savings plan

  • Improving credit

Thursday, July 22 6:00pm - 7:30pm Register here.


Flood Insurance Education

If you live in an apartment on the ground floor of a building in a high-risk flood zone, you should also have flood insurance. Join us for a free webinar to make sure you understand:

  • if you need flood insurance, based on your address

  • what flood insurance covers and what it doesn't

  • how to know your flood risk

  • how much you should expect to pay, so you don't overpay.

No sales, just education!


Thursday, July 1 12:00pm-1:00pm Register here.


First-Time Home Buyer SUPPORT


Webinars


Thinking about purchasing a first home but not sure where to begin?

Interested in learning about education and assistance that's available?

Join us for webinars that will get you started!


Hear from industry professionals what the different people involved in a real estate transaction do.

Learn about home buyer grants for down-payment and closing cost assistance.

Get valuable advice on how to avoid costly mistakes in today's real estate market.


Choose the date that works best for you:


Tuesday, June 22 12:00pm - 1:30pm Register here.

Tuesday, July 13 6:00pm - 7:30pm Register here.

Tuesday, July 27 12:00pm - 1:30pm Register here.


Note:

These webinars are NOT the Homeownership Class and there is no Certificate of Completion issued for attending. Photo (c) Maxim Pierre.


Financial Fitness Webinars


All first-time home buyers are also encouraged to take an upcoming Financial Fitness Workshop to learn about:

  • Setting financial goals, like purchasing a first home

  • Creating a budget and savings plan

  • Improving credit

Thursday, July 22 6:00pm - 7:30pm Register here.



Flood Insurance Education


Thinking of purchasing a property within a mile of the Brooklyn coastline? Then you should understand the Brooklyn flood zones and the flood risk of where you're considering buying in, because you may need to budget for flood insurance.

Join us for a free webinars to make sure you understand:

  • what flood insurance covers and what it doesn't

  • how to know the flood risk at a given address

  • how much you should expect to pay, so you don't overpay.

No sales, just education!


Choose the date that works best for you:


Thursday, July 1 12:00pm-1:00pm Register here.


Landlord Training


If you're thinking about buying a multi-family home, THIS is HUD course your bank wants you to take!

  • Do you know NYC regulations?

  • Do you know fair housing and lease rules?

  • Do you know multi-unit property insurance?

Join us for an eye-opening two-hour session on the rules and regulations of being a NYC landlord.


$100 Fee Includes Certification for HUD Education Requirements

10% Discount for current owners ($90)

Pre-payment required.


Afternoon and evening courses available.


Tuesday, June 22 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Thursday, July 1 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Tuesday, July 15 6:00pm - 8:00pm


Enroll and pay here, and you will be sent a registration link and course materials.





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