July 17, 2014
Yesterday’s New York Times described a class-action lawsuit just filed by NYLAG (New York Legal Assistance Group):  http://nyti.ms/W8LTLl.... Read more
July 16, 2014
When I was a staff lawyer at The Legal Aid Society’s Brooklyn Office for the Aging (prior to my arrival at VOLS), I represented a 65-year-old man who had had a Section 8 housing voucher for many years but lost it following a str... Read more
June 4, 2014
A legal decision was published in the New York Law Journal today that should be of interest to those of us who work to help keep seniors living safely in their homes.... Read more
May 2, 2014
As many of you know, we recently relaunched our website. As such, some of the links from the old website are now broken.... Read more
April 30, 2014
Lenox Hill Neighborhood House is sponsoring two Healthcare Decision-Making Workshops on Wednesday, May 7:... Read more
April 4, 2014
Many of you may already be aware that the NY State budget that was passed earlier this week included a provision that will increase the SCRIE eligibility income limit from $29,000 to $50,000 – a rise of nearly 75 percent.  I hardly need to tell you how important this will prove ... Read more
March 31, 2014
The Brookdale Center for the Healthy Aging has released their 2014 Benefits Checklist for Older Adults. A PDF version can be obtained by clicking here.... Read more
March 25, 2014
Alex Ryley joined VOLS on February 24th, as the new director of the Elderly Project. Prior to his new role, Ryley worked as a staff attorney with The Legal Aid Society’s Brooklyn Office for the Aging.... Read more
January 27, 2014
As the new mayor of New York City takes office, he must contend with a significant shortfall of affordable housing: between 2002 and 2011, the city lost 385,000 units of housing affordable to low-income New Yorkers.... Read more
January 17, 2014
There is still space available for this month’s SCRIE Assistance Clinic at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House. Please see flyer for additional information.  Read more

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