Tenant Support Services

Although our offices are closed due to the COVID-19 / coronavirus pandemic, our staff is working remotely and is ready to assist you. 

For assistance on this service, please call 718-469-4679 or complete the Contact Us form at the top of this web page and your message will be relayed to the appropriate staff member. 

NHS Brooklyn counsels clients and make referrals with regard to:

  • Applying for affordable housing lotteries using Housing Connect

  • Eviction proceedings

  • Tenant rights

  • Succession rights

  • Preferential rent

  • Legal assistance

  • Resources to address arrears

  • Rent Freeze for People with Disabilities: First application, renewal, appeal

  • Rent Freeze for Seniors: First application, renewal, appeal

  • Referrals to other services and programs

 

To request an appointment. Please call 718-469-4679 or click here to submit a request for an appointment with a counselor. You may be required to submit documents, including those listed below. 

To receive a list of upcoming events, complete this form.

Documents you may be asked to submit: 

  • Current Lease Agreement (if available)

  • Income Information:

    • Pay stubs – 4 if paid weekly, 2 if paid every two weeks

    • Social Security Award Letter

    • Pension letter

    • Child support recent payment history

    • Other documents showing sources of income

  • Federal Income Tax Returns for the past 2 years, including all attachments, 1040s, and W2’s

  • Bank Statements: Two most current (all pages, even if blank)

  • Current Utility Bill (Con Ed & National Grid)

  • Identification

  • Legal documents served (If any)

Helpful Links

 

ABCs of Housing

Tenant Rights Handbook – New York State Office of the Attorney General

NYC's 100 Worst Landlords – Interactive Map

East Flatbush

2806 Church Ave.

Brooklyn, NY 11226

Canarsie

9701 Avenue L

Brooklyn, NY 11236

Phone

(718) 469-4679

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