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What do you think about Affordable Housing?

The City of Albany asks Albany tenants to fill out the Housing Affordability Task Force Tenant Survey, linked here. Read More …

Utility Billing and Payment Scams

These Eight Tips Could Help Prevent a Payment Scam Imposters Demanding Immediate Payment Through Prepaid Cards Should Be Reported News Release from National Grid   Feb. 8, 2017 CONTACT: Virginia Limmiatis – 315-452-7708 Reported utility billing and payment scams are resurfacing … Read More …

Earned Income Tax Credit

IF YOU WORKED THIS PAST YEAR, HAVE THE IRS AND NY STATE WORK FOR YOU: THE EARNED INCOME CREDIT What is the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)? Since 1975, the EITC has helped working individuals and families get more money … Read More …

White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable

First annual report of the White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable – Expanding Access to Justice, Strengthening Federal Programs is now available online at https://www.justice.gov/atj/page/file/913981/download  This report to the President documents how WH-LAIR has worked over the past four years to … Read More …

Chief Judge DiFiore holds statewide hearing on Civil Legal Services

“Area Business leader Ed Swyer and Third Department Presiding Justice, Karen Peters participate in Statewide Hearing on the need for Civil Legal Services in New York State” ALBANY, N.Y. – On Tuesday September 27th, 2016 Chief Judge of New York … Read More …

LASNNY and AHA Collaborate to Assist Justice-Involved Youth Find Jobs and Housing

New Juvenile Reentry Assistance Program (JRAP) will reduce barriers to housing, jobs and education ALBANY, N.Y. – The Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York (LASNNY), in partnership with the Albany Housing Authority (AHA), announces the launch of its Juvenile … Read More …

Building a bridge to a basic right

COLUMBIA COUNTY — Low-income individuals in Columbia and Greene counties will have more access to legal aid, thanks to a recent grant to the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York. The grant will allow the society to “build a … Read More …

NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Speaks

NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman spoke about home foreclosure assistance at the LASNNY Plattsburgh office on July 13. Several media outlets covered the event. Read More …

You Earned It! The Earned Income Tax Credit

For the last 40 years, Earned Income Tax Credit has made life better for millions of workers. You may have extra money waiting for you! If you qualify and claim the credit, it could be worth as much as $6,143 … Read More …

Saratoga Springs Office Celebrates Grand Opening

Dignitaries and donors gathered to cut the ribbon at the new Saratoga Springs LASNNY Office. Read More …