NYC tax lien sale

Each spring, the Department of Finance sells the liens of properties that have unpaid debts — including property taxes, water bills, and other charges — that can result in an increased financial burden for families already behind on their bills. Once a tax lien is sold, a third-party collection agency can add fees and high interest […]

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HUD Certification Exam Bootcamp Webinar 2: Housing Affordability

Presented by the New York Mortgage Coalition & Chase. In this training series we will provide you with information and test taking strategies to help you prepare for the HUD Certification exam. Each 1 hour webinar is designed to focus on the practice test questions combined with information from the HUD study guide to help […]

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HUD Certification Exam Bootcamp Webinar 3: Fair Housing

Presented by the New York Mortgage Coalition & Chase. In this training series we will provide you with information and test taking strategies to help you prepare for the HUD Certification exam. Each 1 hour webinar is designed to focus on the practice test questions combined with information from the HUD study guide to help […]

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HUD Certification Exam Bootcamp Webinar 4: Homeownership

Presented by the New York Mortgage Coalition & Chase. In this training series we will provide you with information and test taking strategies to help you prepare for the HUD Certification exam. Each 1 hour webinar is designed to focus on the practice test questions combined with information from the HUD study guide to help […]

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HUD Certification Exam Bootcamp Webinar 5: Avoiding Foreclosure

Presented by the New York Mortgage Coalition & Chase. In this training series we will provide you with information and test taking strategies to help you prepare for the HUD Certification exam. Each 1 hour webinar is designed to focus on the practice test questions combined with information from the HUD study guide to help […]

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HUD Certification Exam Bootcamp Webinar 6: Tenancy

Presented by the New York Mortgage Coalition & Chase. In this training series we will provide you with information and test taking strategies to help you prepare for the HUD Certification exam. Each 1 hour webinar is designed to focus on the practice test questions combined with information from the HUD study guide to help […]

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The Counselor’s Corner Webinar: Recovery After Foreclosure

The mortgage crisis is just about over in most areas of the country and the housing market is improving. However, there are many former homeowners who lost their properties over the past several years and they still need your help to reclaim their lives after their experiences. There are no “rules” around how to assist […]

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How Supporting Homeowners Can Protect Affordable Rents in NYC

The relationship between New York City landlords and tenants has often been perceived as a zero-sum game. In the typical view, landlords seek the highest possible rent for their units, while tenants desperately seek to keep rents at affordable levels. Meanwhile, rent stabilization laws set the rules for what is acceptable behavior by landlords. But […]

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The Human Cost of House Flipping in NYC; It’s a ‘Land Grab,’ Advocate Says

Behind houses sold by well-coiffed brokers on shows like the popular reality TV series Million Dollar Listing is a much more complicated story: the rise of house flipping throughout New York City that can push affordable homeownership out of reach of most families. A new BuzzFeed News investigation published last December explores the rise of […]

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Aunt Ruth is Looking Out for Her Neighbors. Are You?

Today, we’d like to introduce you to Aunt Ruth — a New Yorker and a good neighbor. You may soon start seeing her at your favorite local coffee shop or bodega, printed on the side of your cup, or on a flyer distributed in your community. She is the new face of our campaign to […]

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