Columbia University Legal Services for New York City
West Harlem Community Advocacy Partnership
565 West 125th Street
Free legal services related tohousing for residents of community district 9.Intakes the secnd Wednesday of every mnth at the Community Board 9 office located at 565 West 125th Street, 1pm – 5pm. No appointment necessary, but only the first eight people who come to intake can be seen.
Please bring proof of income (DSS budget letter, SSI award letter, Medicaid card, etc.) and all papers related to your housing problem (court papers, leases, rent receipts, letters from landlords, etc.)
Legal advice and/or representation in the following areas:
- Holdovers (eviction proceedings started by the landlord for a reason other than nonpayment of rent).
- Adminstrative hearings (with NYCHA, Section 8, DHCR, etc.)
- Court cases or advocacy involving the preservation of affordable housing
- Assistance on forming low income co-ops