Louise’s Pantry at Nazareth Housing awarded $30,000 through Nourish New York Initiative

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Louise’s Pantry at Nazareth Housing is the proud recipient of nearly $30,000 in funding from United Way and the Food Bank for New York City through the Nourish New York initiative, a partnership between New York State farmers and food banks serving COVID-impacted communities. These funds have allowed Nazareth Housing to purchase fresh, locally grown produce, as well as locally … Read More

HPD and Nazareth Team Up For Virtual Tenant Resource Fair on September 24th.

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On Thursday, September 24th from 6:00-8:00pm Nazareth Housing and NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development will co-host a resource fair to be held on Zoom. Attendees will learn: Housing protection during COVID-19 Rent protection for low-income rent-regulated seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities as well as tenant rights in rent-regulated apartments HPD’s housing lottery “Housing Connect” process Housing discrimination protections, when … Read More

NY State Announces COVID Rent Relief Program

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The COVID Rent Relief Program will provide eligible households with a one-time rental subsidy that will be sent directly to the household’s landlord. Applicants will not need to repay this assistance. The rental assistance payment will cover the difference between the household’s rent burden on March 1, 2020 and the increase in rent burden for the months the households is … Read More

Housing Court to Begin Eviction Proceedings Again Next Week

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From Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer’s Newsletter, this excerpt outlines the planned opening of New York’s Housing Court. Note that evictions will only be for tenants in arrears due to non-COVID-19 related factors. If you have any questions about NYC Housing Court, please call our hotline at 212-982-7800. Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer’s Newsletter Next week, eviction proceedings will again … Read More

Nazareth Housing Joins 171 Organizations in calling for NYC Mayor to #InvestInCommunities

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Nazareth Housing joined 171 organizations in a joint letter calling on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to allocate additional funds to human services organizations. The full letter, sent June 3, 2020, can be read in it’s entirety below: June 2nd, 2020 Mayor Bill de Blasio City HallNew York, NY 10007 RE: Invest in Human Services, Not Over-policing Our … Read More

Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Advances Nazareth Housing Programs with Pandemic Relief Grant

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Alongside twenty-five elite global nonprofits, Nazareth Housing has been awarded a pandemic relief grant by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF). As Nazareth Housing continues to provide critical emergency services to the New York community, this pandemic relief grant will allow us to expand programs to reach more affected individuals and provide continuing emergency relief in two critical areas: food insecurity … Read More

Housing Court Answers Digital Workshop

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Nazareth Housing is hosting a Zoom workshop with Housing Court Answers presenters Kayla Schwarz, NYCHA Program Coordinator and Marlene Casanova, Bronx Borough Coordinator. The workshop will be held on Wednesday, May 27th at 3:00pm. The free online workshop will cover: The eviction moratorium and court closings Emergency cases (illegal lockouts, emergency repairs, harassment) Types of rental assistance There will also be an open … Read More

Nazareth Housing Awarded Grant from the Robin Hood Relief Fund

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Nazareth Housing was recently awarded $25,000 from poverty-fighting organization Robin Hood’s COVID-19 Relief Fund to support increased programming to meet the needs of vulnerable New Yorkers in the middle of the COVID-19 crisis. The Relief Fund is aimed at supporting organizations that serve vulnerable populations including low-income children and families, low-wage workers, individuals and families who are homeless and immigrant … Read More

In Memory of Steve Edwards

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It is with profound regret that we share the news that Steve Edwards, our longest standing board member passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 due to complications from the COVID-19 virus. Steve was a vital champion and steward of Nazareth Housing for nearly 30 years and will be sorely missed by everyone in the Nazareth community. “Steve was a … Read More

In Response to COVID-19, We Act as a Community

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Dear friends of Nazareth Housing, As a grassroots human  services organization, Nazareth Housing has always put the well-being of our community first and foremost. The COVID-19 pandemic means that  many already vulnerable New Yorkers face increasingly uncertain futures. We remain steadfast in our commitment to end and prevent homelessness while doing so in a safe, organized, productive manner that prevents … Read More