Program Snapshot: Advocacy and legal representation for tenants with housing needs including eviction, repair issues, and/or landlord harassment.
Services: Based on eligibility and need, services can include
- Advocacy and/or representation in housing court or administrative venues like the Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR) or the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA).
- Assistance applying for charitable funds for rent arrears.
Eligibility: Individuals or families may be eligible if they are
- Live in Manhattan or in the Bronx; priority is given to families living in the following zip codes: 10026, 10027, 10029, 10034, 10035, 10452, and 10453.
- NMIC makes final eligibility decisions after screening on a case-by-case basis based on agency capacity and the legal merits of the case.
How to Enroll:
- Walk-in Intake Hours:
- Manhattan residents may also request to be assigned to a NMIC attorney through housing court.
- Please bring
- Government-issued identification (if available)
- Social security card (if available)
- Proof of income (e.g., pay stubs, SSI/SSD award letter, and/or case composition and benefits issued printouts from HRA)
- All court documents (if applicable)
- Lease, rent bill, and any other documents pertaining to the housing issue.
- Please call us at 212-822-8300.