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

Save The Date: 2020 Annual Benefit

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The Nazareth Housing 2020 Annual Benefit will be held on Thursday May 21, 2020 at SECOND. This marks the third year in a row that Nareth Housing will host it’s annual fundraising event in the beautiful spring weather in the dynamic open air event space of SECOND. We are delighted to be honoring John H. Pierce, Senior VP of Asset … Read More

The New York Community Trust Renews Homelessness Prevention Support to Nazareth Housing for 2020, with Focus on the Bronx

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On February 12th The New York Community Trust renewed support for Nazareth Housing in 2020, allocating $75,000 towards homelessness prevention programs at Park Avenue Thorpe HDFC, our low-income supportive housing residence in the Bronx. This support comes at a crucial time for both Nazareth Housing and the local community: for the second year in a row the neighborhood has made … Read More

Nazareth Housing Awarded 5-Year Solutions to End Homelessness Program (STEHP) Contract with New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance

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Nazareth Housing is among the latest cohort of service providers selected by the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) to provide homelessness prevention services through the Solutions to End Homelessness Program (STEHP) to families and individuals at high risk of homelessness. NH is one of 67 organizations from throughout New York State to receive an award … Read More