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Housing Rights of Undocumented Tenants - Shared screen with speaker view
Jessica Hurd
24:59
hello everyone! Welcome
WANDA MERCADO
40:15
Hi Kayla your volume sounds low. Very hard to hear you.
P. Villanueva-Castro
42:26
Hi, Kayla! The phone # seems to be missing 1 digit
Marisabel Kanioros
42:32
The phone is incorrect
Jessica Hurd
42:40
212-962-4795
Kayla Popuchet
42:41
Yes! it is 212-962-4795
Debora Aquino
44:14
Housing Court Answers is open Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm (excluding holidays). We have Spanish speaking staff members and access to language translators!
Debra L Franklin
48:50
Did you say that if an undocumented individual lives in a family unit, that the whole unit is ineligible for benefits?
Kayla Popuchet
49:09
Got your question Debra
Tasnia Ahamed, TPNY
01:01:11
Many applications for apartments ask for the applicants' social security number. Should an applicant give the SSN to the landlord? Should they report this?
Norma Chang
01:03:58
thanks for this lecture. what to do if you come forward you get harass more or hello eviction..
Kayla Popuchet
01:04:22
Got your questions!
Lorraine Correa
01:06:32
Can a LL give an eviction notice to a tenant if it is an unregulated tenant (undocumented tenant, no lease, living in a basement)
Virginia Ribot
01:09:11
Is recording legal? Sure you let them know it’s being
Anita Giscombe
01:09:36
What recourses does a statutory tenant has, since a lease does not exist?
Kayla Popuchet
01:10:32
Got your questions!
Kayla Popuchet
01:10:50
The recording is just of our presenters, we end it just before the Q&A
Kayla Popuchet
01:11:01
And it does not include the chat nor participants
Lorraine Correa
01:11:03
How do we let the courts know that ?
Michael Luat
01:16:09
Are there any protections for tenants that contract COVID? Can a LL evict them
Kayla Popuchet
01:16:32
Got your questions!
Ariella Riapos
01:18:15
I think the recording question was regarding the legality of recording interactions with a landlord
Kayla Popuchet
01:18:51
Oh, good question! Will ask it!
Christina Jones
01:21:06
what kind of financial assistance is available to undocumented tenants for rent arrears?
Kayla Popuchet
01:21:45
Got your question
Hazel Miura
01:23:24
We have been having issues with Banks in opening escrow accounts and having them accept EIN numbers. How can you help?
Sayera M
01:24:50
whats the difference between the counterclaim and defense in asserting housing discrimination
Rene Arlain
01:25:16
will the p.p slides be emailed or be available via- HCA online?
Karel Teifer
01:27:26
what are the options for undocumented tenants in illegal housing??? i.e. basement apartments or other illegal set ups
Norma Chang
01:29:01
is it legal landlord to use lawyer to get your ss# using eviction so they can dig on you how who can you report this to?
Maya Eatman
01:30:48
what about an illegal basement apartment no lease and pays in cash
Lorraine Correa
01:30:57
Hi, this was my question. But no, They don’t have a written lease
Maya Eatman
01:31:14
mine also no lease
TULANI GARRISON
01:33:16
Do you have free legal resources for tenant who had to pay for repairs out of pocket. Tenant would like to start a small claims case.
Tasnia Ahamed, TPNY
01:33:49
So it sounds like several notices can be sent to the tenant before a tenant is taken to court for eviction. Does eviction stay on the tenant's record? Or do those notices also stay on the tenant's record? What impact does that have on the tenant when applying for future housing?
Joel Ponder
01:37:37
What can an undocumented tenant do in the event of facing illegally eviction such lockout?
Lorraine Correa
01:39:55
Are there ways tenants living in an illegal basement with no lease and paying cash to document that they are paying rent?
Joel Ponder
01:40:02
those the particular law discussed protect undocumented tenant that rent rooms?
Sayera M
01:40:38
would that financial burden include
Sayera M
01:40:41
medical bills?
Josephine Tong
01:46:58
I was wondering is there a way for undocumented immigrants to find housing as sometimes they are afraid to look for housing due to disclosing of personal information
Mariam Chardiwall
01:47:05
sorry if I missed this- but undocumented tenants are not at risk of public charge rule at this point? (specifically for rent arrears assistance- one shot deal - food stamps - public assistance, etc.) thank you !
Wendy De Leon
01:47:17
Did they also mention FASTEN for rental assistance?
Hazel Miura
01:49:48
We have been having issues with Banks in opening escrow accounts and having them accept EIN numbers. What can be done?
Karel Teifer
01:50:17
what exactly is Fasten???
Javier Collazo Justiniano
01:52:54
https://thenyhc.org/projects/funds-and-services-for-tenants-experiencing-need-fasten/ FASTEN
Wendy De Leon
01:53:37
Funds and Services for Tenants Experiencing Need (FASTEN) provides grant funding to seven service providers that operate New York City’s Homebase eviction prevention program to bolster their efforts to keep vulnerable tenants in their homes in the wake of Covid-19. FASTEN serves individuals and families who are housing insecure but unserved or underserved by existing resources to address rental arrears and prevent eviction. Eligible clients earn less than 50% of area median income and have suffered negative financial impacts related to Covid. Anyone who meets these requirements can receive assistance regardless of immigration or employment status. https://thenyhc.org/projects/funds-and-services-for-tenants-experiencing-need-fasten/
Karel Teifer
01:55:08
wonderful, thank u guys much
Karel Teifer
01:56:13
so I should send potential clients to their local homebase???
Cindy Encalada
02:00:49
Thank you all for the resources and great information given to us all!
Karel Teifer
02:01:03
agreed
Virginia Ribot
02:01:20
Thank you great workshop
TaNay Morris
02:02:44
Great workshop! I also appreciated the amount of time that was carved out to ask and answer questions.