New Help for Homeowners

Updated: 2 days ago

Since COVID-19 struck, NHS Brooklyn has been working with government agencies, elected officials, and nonprofit partners to help homeowners regain their financial stability and, in many cases, keep their homes. Below are some of our newest educational and financial resources. We encourage you to reach out to us for assistance..

WEBINARS


Mortgage Update:

Foreclosure, Forbearance & the Moratorium

Wednesday, June 23 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm























Property Tax & Water Liens:

Don't Lose Your Property!

Thursday, June 24 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm























Property Management Program

for Seniors, Absentee Owners, New Owners, and Owners who need some (or lots!) of help managing their property.


Register here to join the no-obligation webinar on Thurs., June 17 at 6pm and learn more.


Can't make the webinar? Call us at 718-469-4679 and we'll be happy to answer your questions.















FINANCIAL RESOURCES


Emergency Rent Relief Program (ERAP)

Launched Tuesday June 1, 2021, ERAP allows tenants or landlords on behalf of their tenants to apply for help paying off up to 12 months of back rent, plus 3 months of future rent and other assistance. For more information, including how to apply, click here.











COVID-19 Burial Assistance

If you lost a loved one to COVID-19, retroactive reimbursement of up to $9,000 in burial costs is available. Call 844-684-6333 from 7am to 7pm or visit FEMA's Funeral Assistance website here for more information.




Disabled Veterans: Access to Home for Heroes Grant

A new grant program for retrofitting your home for greater independence.


Please complete this form for more information.


expense MANAGEMENT


Financial Fitness: How to Set Goals, Budget Expenses, & Improve Your Credit

Tuesday, June 29 @ 6:00pm – 7:30pm


Home Insurance: Don't Overpay

Wednesday, June 23 | 3:00pm – 4:30pm


Flood Insurance: The Least You Should Know

Wednesday, July 7 @ 12:00pm – 1:00pm


Get Help Applying for Property Tax Extensions

Call 718-469-4679 or complete this form.

ONE-ON-ONE COUNSELING


Behind with your mortgage? Have a water or tax lien? Believe you may have been scammed? Have another housing issue? Complete this form or call 718-469-4679 Monday-Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm, and a HUD-certified counselor will contact you.

OTHER PROGRAMS & SERVICES


Click here for info on our programs and resources, including:

  • Home Repairs and grants

  • Property Management for Owners of 1- to 4-Unit Homes and Buildings

  • Landlord Training

  • Mortgages: Foreclosure Intervention, Refinancing, Reverse Mortgage, Check-Up

  • Free weatherization, energy-efficient appliances, and more (income eligibility may apply)

  • And so much more!

Click here to submit a request for assistance.


Click here for the complete list of upcoming events.



PROTECT YOURSELF, YOUR FAMILY & YOUR ASSETS!

GET VACCINATED!


It's free and available to everyone over 12. No insurance required. Just bring picture ID. No immigration questions.


For more information, visit www.nyc.gov/covidvaccine


To find a location near you:

If you need it, ask about:

  • At-home vaccination

  • Round-trip transportation (available to anyone 65)

  • Childcare

  • Accommodation for a disability

Until you are vaccinated, continue to social distance and wear a mask when around strangers, other unvaccinated people, people with pre-existing conditions, and seniors.


Get tested if you feel sick, have been indoors with 50 or more people, or plan to travel, whether you are vaccinated or not. Find a test center at www.nyc.gov/covidtest



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