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What’s Going On: April 2015

What’s Going On: April 2015

Last month, the New York Mortgage Coalition launched our partnership with eHome America to bring online homebuyer education to our network of housing counseling agencies. This online learning opportunity supplements the schedule of our members’ workshops for first time homebuyers.

Chhaya CDC

Chhaya’s General Legal Clinic will be held on Wednesday, April 8 at 5:00-7:00pm. Get free legal consultations from non-profit attorneys at our monthly legal clinics held in partnership with The Legal Aid Society. Call Chhaya at 718-478-3848 to make an appointment.

Chhaya’s Renter’s Rights and Benefits Workshop will be held Tuesday, April 21 at 6:00-8:00 pm at 37-43 77th Street, 2nd Floor, Jackson Heights. Attend Chhaya’s next workshop for renters to learn more about your rights and benefits. The workshops will cover information on rent increases, eviction protection, repairs and conditions, and a step-by-step tutorial of affordable housing applications. Check out the flyerfor more info.

Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement

HCCI’s 13th Annual “Let Us Break Bread Together” Awards Dinner will be held on Thursday, April 23 at Marina del Ray in Throgs Neck. The honorees includes Deborah Johnson, Vice President, Chase Bank, and New York Mortgage Coalition Board Vice President. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.

HCCI’s April homebuyer workshop series runs for four Tuesdays starting April 7th, at 6:30-9:30 pm at Muriel Petioni Plaza, 203 West 146th St., New York. Registration is $20. To pre-register or for more information call Rev. Dr. Charles Butler at (212) 281-4887 ext 231 or Mr. Willy Ramos at (212) 281-4887 ext 206.

Housing Action Council

Housing Action Council’s three-part First Home Club workshop begins on April 15 with “The Financial Aspects of Home Ownership.” The workshop will be held at 55 South Broadway, 2nd Floor, Tarrytown at 6:30-9:30 PM. The following two sessions will be held on May 20 and June 17. Please call 914-332-4144 or email hac@affordablehomes.org to confirm attendance.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Neighbors Helping Neighbors’ April homebuyer workshop runs for two sessions on Saturday, April 11 and Saturday, April 18, at 9:30am-1:30pm. To RSVP, please print the registration form and return it to their office along with $35 per person (payable as a money order to ‘Neighbors Helping Neighbors’) before the seminar.

Pratt Area Community Council

PACC’s April first time homebuyer workshop will be held on April 6, 7, 14, and 15 at 6:30-8:30 pm at 226 Lefferts Place, Community Room, Brooklyn. Registration is $40 for PACC members and $50 for non-members. To register, call 718-783-3549 x 310. See flyer for more info.

An info seminar for The Condos at Navy Green, an affordable condo development in the Fort Greene/ Brooklyn Navy Yard area of Brooklyn, will be held on April 15 at 6:00-8:00 pm at Saint Francis College, Founder’s Hall located at 180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn. Seminar attendance is not mandatory to purchase a home. See flyer for more info.