Housing Rights

Housing Rights

At Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV), we offer dedicated assistance in navigating housing rights by providing free comprehensive legal services to those in need. Our team is committed to protecting your rights and promoting justice through legal advocacy that helps you build a foundation for a better future.

Family with a small child moving in to their new home.

How We See Our Role

Our housing rights team at LSHV is designed to uplift and support low-income individuals by securing their rights to fair and safe housing. We believe that access to proper housing is a cornerstone of stability and opportunity in life.

By offering guidance, support, and legal representation, we empower individuals and families to overcome the challenges they face. By fostering a sense of hope and possibility for the future, we are committed to breaking down the barriers that prevent vulnerable populations from finding and retaining a place to call home.

In our fight to ensure housing stability, we champion the cause of those who are most at risk of homelessness. Our work is not just about providing a service; it’s about building a community where every member is valued and has the opportunity to thrive.

Areas Where We Can Help

  • Housing Discrimination
  • Ensuring Habitability
  • Landlord-Tenant Disputes
  • Right to Privacy
  • Security Deposit Right
  • Eviction Prevention
  • Fair Housing
  • Accessibility Rights
  • Right to Organize
  • Ensuring Essential Services
  • Lease and Contract Enforcement
  • Legal Representation

What You Can Expect from LSHV

LSHV takes pride in offering a range of housing services that are tailored specifically to meet the needs of families and individuals facing housing challenges. As a non-profit law firm, we specialize in civil legal services that cover various aspects of housing rights, including eviction defense, landlord-tenant disputes, and access to affordable housing. Our team of dedicated attorneys and legal professionals work tirelessly to protect the rights of our clients, ensuring they receive the justice they deserve.

Our approach to housing advocacy is comprehensive. We focus on preventing homelessness and promoting stable, affordable housing for low-income individuals. By providing free civil legal services, we strive to remove the barriers that our clients face in securing and maintaining their housing.

Extending beyond the courtroom, our services encompass community education and policy advocacy to effect systemic change. Through our efforts, we aim to empower those we serve, giving them the tools and resources they need to achieve housing stability and improve their overall quality of life.

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