NOW HIRING: PUBLIC BENEFITS ATTORNEY- ALBANY OFFICE
The work will primarily focus on identifying and addressing systemic barriers to the receipt of government benefits (cash assistance, food stamps and child care) and child support issues affecting low income New Yorkers.Read More.
JOINT MEMO OF SUPPORT: DON'T FORCE DV & OTHER CRIME VICTIMS TO CHOOSE BETWEEN SAFETY & HOUSING
A.9056 (Lavine)/S.6924 (Robach) will ensure that all New Yorkers can request lifesaving emergency aid in response to threats and violence without fearing they will be doubly victimized by housing loss because their call for help triggered a local nuisance ordinance that is unfairly applied against crime victims. Read More.
FAIR HEARING OF MONTH - APRIL
Tenant is not liable to repay for alleged damages pursuant to security agreement where there is no post move out report or itemization of damages. Read More.
EMPIRE JUSTICE APPLAUDS GOVERNOR AND LEGISLATURE FOR BUDGET OUTCOMES
Empire Justice Center is pelase to see several of its legislative priorities contained in the budget, helping New York's most vulnerable residents.Read More.
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- Empire Justice Center Applauds the Governor and State Legislature for Several Budget Outcomes Helping Low Income New Yorkers
- Empire Justice Center Statement on Governor Cuomo Announcement that New York State Will Preserve $457 Million in Snap Benefits for 300,000 Households
- Empire Justice Center Elects Officers and Re-Elects Board Members