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    Programs that provide assistance for people are being evicted, either wrongfully or with reason, from their apartments or other rental property. Also included are programs that attempt to prevent eviction and possible homelessness by providing mediation services to negotiate a compromise between an individual and the landlord.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Advisory/Advocacy ServicesProvides assistance to individuals and families facing eviction. Intervention between landlord and tenant and information about both parties' rights and responsibilities is offered.SchenectadyHOMELESSNESS PREVENTION AND RAPID RE-HOUSING PROGRAM (HPRP)SCHENECTADY COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM
    Eviction/Rent/Mortgage Payment Assistance The Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) grant is a limited fund available to help with utility disconnect notices and with eviction/foreclosure prevention.WashingtonEMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER NATIONAL BOARD PROGRAMLEARNING EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE PARTNERSHIP (LEAP)
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesEmergency Assistance is a walk-in service for people living in poverty or facing a challenge meeting their basic needs. The goals are to prevent hunger and homelessness and to help people achieve stable, healthy and safe lives. Assistance is provided to people facing eviction or utilities shut-off and may include negotiations with landlords or utility companies, budget planning and direct financial support. Free legal consultation through the Capital District Women's Bar Association is offered on a regular basis. RensselaerEMERGENCY ASSISTANCE ADVOCACYUNITY HOUSE OF TROY
    Housing ServicesProvides assistance to homeless individuals and families with housing needs, including eviction prevention services.ClintonEMERGENCY HOUSING/EVICTION PREVENTIONCLINTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
    Housing ServicesProvides eviction assistance in various ways, by advocacy, landlord/tenant mediation, financial help in emergency situations, or other similar aid.FranklinEVICTION ASSISTANCEFRANKLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY HOUSING COUNCIL
    Housing ServicesThe Housing programs help people with a variety of housing goals and needs. For some clients, keeping their home and avoiding foreclosure is a challenge. We can help via our foreclosure prevention counseling, where we look for programs that help people keep their homes. Others may be preparing to buy a home for the first time, and we can help them too with our pre-purchase counseling and Essentials for Buying your First Home program. We also offer reverse mortgage counseling, rental counseling, and a few other services, programs, and educational opportunities.HOUSING PROGRAMSMONEY MANAGEMENT INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER CREDIT COUNSELING
    Housing ServicesThe Valley Rural Housing Corporation offers tenant intervention, landlord intervention, lease review, court assistance, eviction intervention, budget counseling, code repair assistance with landlord as well as grants and loans. MontgomeryLANDLORD/TENANT ADVOCACYVALLEY RURAL HOUSING CORPORATION
    Information/Referral ServicesUnited Tenants of Albany maintains a housing hotline that responds to calls for housing information and assistance from people throughout the Capital District area. United Tenants' homelessness prevention activities include case management and landlord/tenant mediation. Emergency financial assistance is available to Albany residents facing homelessness as a result of eviction or foreclosure.AlbanyLANDLORD/TENANT PROGRAMUNITED TENANTS OF ALBANY
    Legal/Court ServicesProvides free legal counseling and representation for low-income individuals who need assistance in civil cases, which includes, government benefits, unemployment insurance, disability, health care, housing, family law matters, consumer problems, children's legal issues and immigration matters.AlbanyLEGAL SERVICESLEGAL AID SOCIETY OF NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK
    Legal/Court ServicesTYPES OF MEDIATION: Agriculture: Loans or debts, right to farm/neighbor complaints, labor problems, landlord/tenant disputes Community: Neighborhood, family/financial conflicts, pre-divorce and small claims Harm Reduction: Exploring and reducing the harmful impact of actions and emotions for both victims and offenders Schools: Special Education, Attendance, Alternatives to Suspension/Re-entry, and Restorative Circle Groups for students, teachers, administration and teams Restorative Circle Facilitation (schools, community groups, organizations & families): Allowing all members to speak and be heard in resolving issues and building community Family: Parenting Plans and Custody & Visitation Agreements Workplace: Employee disagreements/conflicts, deteriorating performance, and sexual harassment Arbitration: Lemon Law Arbitration ClintonMEDIATION & RESTORATIVE JUSTICE SERVICESRURAL LAW CENTER OF NEW YORK

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