2020 Virtual Benefit to Feature Panel on Homelessness and Food Insecurity Moderated by Calvin Sims

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Nazareth Housing is pleased to host an engaging and informative panel discussion addressing two of the most significant active crises currently facing families: homelessness and food insecurity. The panel is moderated by Calvin Sims, Executive Vice President of Standards and Practices of CNN Worldwide, and featuring expert panelists including Nancy Easton, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Wellness in the Schools, Judi Kende, … Read More

Nazareth Housing to Honor John H. Pierce of Rockefeller Group

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Nazareth Housing is extremely proud to honor John H. Pierce, Senior Vice President of Asset Services at Rockefeller Group. An accomplished leader in both the private and nonprofit sectors, John’s biography exemplifies a commitment to service in both his professional and personal life which shows a deep concern for the most vulnerable among us.   Prior to joining Rockefeller Group, … Read More

Ben Lawsky Completes Ultramarathon, Raising $40,000 for Nazareth Housing

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We are incredibly excited to announce that Ben Lawsky completed his solo ultramarathon on Sunday November 1, 2020! Ben ran 31 miles on difficult trails and raised $20,000 for Nazareth Housing programs through GoFundMe. He and his wife will make a matching donation, bringing the total fundraising effort to $40,000. Ben was joined for 7.5 miles by his running partner … Read More

Interview with Ben Lawsky, Ultramarathoner Fundraising for Nazareth Housing

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Ben Lawksy, friend of Nazareth Housing, is running a solo ultra marathon on November 1, 2020. Ben is raising funds to support Nazareth Housing and our work serving vulnerable New Yorkers. We interviewed Ben about his run, why he chose Nazareth Housing, and what he is looking forward to while running 31 tough miles! —  Nazareth Housing: How did you … Read More

Nazareth Housing to Host Virtual Document Workshop October 22nd.

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With COVID-19 forcing us to move remote for many of our everyday tasks, Nazareth Housing is excited to walk you through the basics of sending emails and scanning documents with your phone.  By the end of this workshop you will be able to comfortably handle any document requests or messaging needs you may encounter. This workshop will be held on … Read More

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