Ongoing

NYC Tenant Support Unit

​Every other Thursday from 11am-6pm.


11:00am-6:00pm
Refuge House
2715 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10458

About

​New York City’s Tenant Support Unit provides support to tenants in the Bronx community that may be experiencing housing related issues such as harassment, purposeful denial of essential services, overcharges or possible evictions. If you are experiencing any housing-related issues and would like to speak with a Tenant Support Specialist, request an appointment using the box on the right or call us at (718) 933-2539.

La Unidad de Apoyo al Inquilino de la Ciudad de Nueva York brinda apoyo a los inquilinos de la comunidad del Bronx con problemas relacionados a su vivienda, como acoso, negación de servicios de forma intencionada, sobrecargos o posibles desalojos. Si usted está experimentando algún problema con relación a su vivienda y le gustaría hablar con un Especialista de Apoyo al Inquilino, por favor pida una cita usando la caja a la derecha o llámenos al (718) 933-2539.

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Financial Coaching

​Each Tuesday and Wednesday


Tuesdays 9:00am-5:00pm, Wednesdays 11:00am-7:00pm
Northwest Bronx Resource Center
2715 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10458

About

A trained coach from The Financial Clinic can work with you on the financial goals that you determine: get a free copy of your credit report and work to resolve errors and issues, work towards a savings goal, address credit issues and judgements or any other financial issue that is your priority  

Please enter your information in the box on the right to request your appointment for free one-on-one financial coaching! You can also call us at 718-933-2539.

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Un asesor financiero entrenado de la “Clinica Financiera” Financial Clinic puede trabajar con usted para lograr sus metas financieras. Reciba una copia gratis de su reporte de crédito, y trabajen juntos para resolver errores en su crédito, ahorrar y solucionar problemas de colecciones.

¡Ponga su información en la caja a la derecha para pedir su cita con un asesor financiero! También nos puede llamar al 718.933.2539.

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SCRIE/DRIE Rent Freeze Application

​Wednesdays/Miércoles 10am-4pm 


10:00am-4:00pm
Refuge House
2715 Bainbridge Ave
corner of East 196th St
Bronx, NY 10458

About

​Seniors—Are you Worried about your Rent going Up?

Are you or anyone in your household at least 62 years of age or disabled (receives SSI/SSD benefits)? If so, you may be eligible to have your rent frozen through the NYC Rent Freeze Program (SCRIE/DRIE). UNHP can help determine if you qualify and assist with application. Tenant must attend appointment with all required documents. Sessions available from 10:00am-4:00pm.

*Combined household income must be $50,000 or less: and you must pay more than 1/3 of monthly income on rent. Section 8 recipients or NYCHA tenants are not eligible.*

Call UNHP today at 718-933-2539 or RSVP in the box on the right, we can help you apply!

Personas Mayores - ¿Preocupado que su Alquiler Aumente?

¿Usted o alguien en su casa tiene por lo menos 62 años de edad o esta discapacitado (recibe beneficios de SSI/SSD)? Si es así, puede ser elegible para que su renta sea congelada, a través del Programa de Renta Congelada de NYC (SCRIE). Ayudar con aplicaciones entre las 10:00am-4:00pm.

*Ingreso combinado debe ser de $50,000 o menos; y los gastos de alquiler debe ser más de 1/3 de los ingresos mensuales. Si ya recibe Sección 8 o eres inquilino de NYCHA, no eres elegible.*   

Llame a UNHP al 718-933-2539 o ponga su información en la caja a la derecha para registrarse, ¡podemos ayudarle a aplicar! 

*Nearby transportation includes the Bx34 bus on both Bainbridge and Valentine Avenues, the D or B trains to Bedford Park Blvd, and the Bx1, Bx2 buses on the Grand Concourse.*

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UNHP Free Tax Preparation Program

Select Wednesdays & Saturdays from February 1st to April 8th.


Refuge House
2715 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10458

About

​UNHP Free Tax Preparation Program

Our 2017 Tax Preparation Program dates are:

Wednesdays, 1:00pm-6:00pm:

  • February 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd
  • March 22nd, 29th
  • April 5th

Saturdays, 10:00am-4:00pm:

  • February 4th, 11th, 25th
  • March 4th, 25th
  • April 1st, 8th

By appointment only for qualifying New York residents.

*Income Limits: Single, $30,000. Married/Head of Household, $54,000.*

At your tax appointment, you will need to bring the following documents (if applicable for 2016):

  • A photo ID for you and your spouse (if filing a joint return, spouse must be present)
  • Social Security cards or Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) for you and everyone on your tax return (this includes your spouse and dependents)
  • W-2s for all jobs or if self-employed, you must know total amount of earning and expenses
  • Award letter from the Social Security Administration
  • Childcare expenses: amount paid and child care agency’s EIN number or babysitter’s name and SSN 
  • Additional forms of any other income or tax-related documentation you have received (1099G for Unemployment, 1098T for tuition payments etc.)
  • For refund to be direct deposited, please have a sample check or routing and account number
  • If your Health Insurance coverage was through the Marketplace: Form 1095-A and/or 1095-C

We do not file complicated & advanced schedules/returns. Once you have received all of your documents, call to make your appointment or request one by entering your information in the box at the right! 

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Upcoming

Northwest Bronx Resource Center - Spring Into Action Day
Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017
1:00pm-6:00pm
April 12, 2017, 1:00pm-6:00pm

Refuge House
2715 Bainbridge Avenue, corner of East 196th St
Bronx, NY 10458

About

​Walk in on Wednesday, April 12th from 1:00pm to 6:00pm for information and assistance with:

  • NYC Rent Freeze
  • Eviction Prevention
  • Help for Homeowners on the Tax Lien list
  • Immigration Resources and Referrals
  • Credit Review and Repair
  • SNAP Guidelines and Applications
  • Health Insurance and Low Cost Access
  • Bring your financial questions to a certified financial coach and establish next steps 
  • Sign up for Getting Ahead 

Participating groups include:

  • The Financial Clinic
  • Fordham Bedford Community Services
  • Department of Finance
  • POTS (Part of The Solution) 
  • Bronx Community Health Network, Inc.
  • TD Bank  

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Getting Ahead Workshop (Spanish)
Thursday, Apr 13, 2017
6:00-8:00pm
April 13, 2017, 6:00-8:00pm

Concourse House
2751 Grand Concourse, corner of East 196th St
Bronx, NY 10468

About

¿Estas interesado en estabilidad financiera? ¡UNHP le puede ayudar! Ayuda gratuita y profesional está disponible. Tome control de sus finanzas en el próximo Taller de Educación Financiera, patrocinado por University Neighborhood Housing Program. El curso, en Español, empieza el Jueves, 13 de Abril de 6:00-8:00PM. Se reúne por 5 sesiones, 1 día a la semana, cubriendo varios temas como embargos, agencias de colecciones, crédito, préstamos estudiantiles, ahorros y más. 

Participantes recibirán copias de su reporte de crédito y un análisis, junto con asistencia en establecer crédito y manejar sus deudas. Graduados reciben un certificado de compleción y un plan de gastos detallado. Acceso a un paquete bancario y ayuda 1-a-1 también está disponible.

¡Regístrese hoy! Registre su información en la caja a la derecha para inscribirse, llame al 718-933-2539 o visite www.unhp.org.

Espacio limitado. Taller también es ofrecido en Ingles. Workshops are also available in English. Call (718) 933-2539 for upcoming dates.

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Past

First-time Homebuyer Counseling
Saturday, Mar 4, 2017
9:30am-4:30pm
March 4, 2017, 9:30am-4:30pm

Northwest Bronx Resource Center

About

Interested in buying a house, co-op or condo? Want to get mortgage ready? Get all the information towards your path to homeownership at a FREE Individual Homeownership Counseling session. Appointments for free, one-on-one professional assistance to ensure you are a prepared homebuyer are available on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of every month. HUD certified Counselors can answer your questions around: 

  • Mortgage Approval Eligibility
  • Credit & Savings Requirements 
  • Closing Grants & Downpayment Assistance (over $15,000 for first time homebuyers) 

Counselors can help you submit a Prequalification and apply for grants. To request an appointment, please enter your information on the right. For more information, please call 718-933-2539. Services also available in Spanish / Servicios también ofrecidos en Español. 

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Getting Ahead Workshop (English)
Thursday, Mar 2, 2017
6:00-8:00pm
March 2, 2017, 6:00-8:00pm

Concourse House
2751 Grand Concourse, corner of East 196th St
Bronx, NY 10468

About

​Course meets for 5 workshops (1 day a week) beginning Thursday, March 2nd covering financial worries around garnishment, debt collectors, credit cards, student loans, banking products, retirement, savings and more. Individually, the financial advisor can also help with all personal financial concerns.

Participants will receive a copy of their Credit Report along with an analysis, as well as guidance on credit building and debt management. Graduates receive a completion certificate, and a detailed savings and spending plan. Access to free banking package at a local credit union and one-on-one advising is also included.

RSVP today! Enter your information in the box on the right or give us a call at 718-933-2539.

Cursos también ofrecidos en Español. Llame para más información.

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Financial Fitness Open House
Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017
1:00-6:30pm
January 18, 2017, 1:00-6:30pm

Northwest Bronx Resource Center
2715 Bainbridge Avenue, off of East 196th St
Bronx, NY 10458

About

UNHP Financial Fitness Open House

Join us at UNHP's Financial Fitness Open House on Wednesday, January 18th from 1pm until 6:30pm at Refuge House.

Get in financial shape for 2017!

Attendees will receive priority for booking a tax appointment, and on-the-spot you can:

  • Apply/ Renew ITIN
  • Open free banking Products from trusted banks
  • Get your previous taxes reviewed (if any error is found we can amend your 2015, 2014 & 2013 forms)
  • Commit to Saving a portion of your tax refund towards a goal in 2017
  • Learn how to prepare for any immigration changes under the new administration
  • Schedule a consultation with a reputable immigration attorney
  • Get your Credit Report & FICO Score
  • Request a pre-approval for a mortgage
  • Find out if you qualify for SNAP, Affordable Healthcare or Reduced Metro Card
  • Freeze your rent under NYC's SCRIE/DRIE
  • Apply for NYC housing lottery and request applications from Bronx private managers
  • Address any eviction or landlord harassment, purposeful denial of essential services, overcharges or any housing-related issues.  

Participating groups include Amalgamated, Citi and Santander Bank. The Mayor's Office on Immigration Affairs (MOIA), The Financial Clinic, NYS Department of Taxation, ID NYC, GetCovered NYC, Tenant Support Unit (TSU) and Department of Finance (DOF)  

RSVP in the box at the right or call us at 718-933-2539!

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