Attorney General Letitia James Delivers Justice for Tenants Against Niagara Falls Landlords After Receiving Referral From NLS

Attorney General James has put a stop to Nicholas and Sharon George. Together, the Georges own dozens of dilapidated rental properties across Niagara Falls that are in severe disrepair and pose a danger to the health and safety of tenants. Their properties have countless violations and complaints across various government agencies, many of which are

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Erie County has new funding for day care assistance

This new funding will be available to help families who have income under 200% of the Federal Poverty Level when parents are enrolled in English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, some educational programs, some technical school programs, high school programs even if you are over 21, and High School Equivalency programs. More information and

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Governor Extends Enrollment Deadline During COVID-19 Pandemic to August 15

Certified NLS Healthcare Navigators provide free confidential phone consultation Western New Yorkers who have lost or are about to lose their employer-provided health coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic can explore options and select new health insurance through Neighborhood Legal Services (NLS). Trained and certified NLS healthcare navigators can help individuals figure out the best solution,

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Meet NLS’s Summer Associates!

Aarti Chandan Hailing from Lewiston, New York, Aarti majored in political science and minored in administration of justice at the University of Pittsburgh. Aarti has had a wide range of experiences while attending the University at Buffalo School of Law. She is the Articles Editor of the Environmental Law Journal, participated in the New York Continue reading

Income Discrimination Lawsuit Litigated by NLS Settled

In January 2020, NLS, on behalf of Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME), filed a lawsuit against Wingate Management Company, LLC and Buffalo Housing Associates alleging unlawful income discrimination.  In May 2018, the Erie County Legislature adopted a local law requiring rental companies and landlords with Erie County to accept social services security agreements in lieu

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