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EIS: Housing Resource Center has as its mission to prevent homelessness which we accomplish by keeping residents in their communities, preserving existing affordable housing, and promoting and supporting the construction of affordable housing for low, moderate and middle-income households.

By employing a small staff which offers direct, compassionate NO FEE services, EIS seeks to keep New Yorkers in their homes through legal assistance, hoarding awareness and counseling.

 Our Types of Programs Include:


For some thoughts about why supporting EIS is worthwhile, please check out this video by Autumn Swope, a student at Marymount Manhattan College, our EIS Service Learning Partner:


Announcements: Regular Meetings, Clinics & More…EIS has been helping New Yorkers stay put since 1984.  As our Founder, Gloria Milliken,  said “Prevention is the only way to stem the unceasing tide of homelessness.” 

We invite you to read an excerpt, recently published in THE NEW YORKER, from the  book EVICTION by Matthew Desmond:


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First Monday of every month:
6:00 pm: SORT Support Group/Workshop for those struggling with clutter and hoarding

Third Tuesday of every month:
6:00 pm: SORT Support Group/Workshop for those struggling with clutter and hoarding

Every Tuesday:
4:00pm-6pm Mindfulness Meditation for SORT participants-stress reduction, meditation and focus for de-cluttering

Every Tuesday:
2:30pm-5pm Housing Legal Clinic

Every Wednesday:

10am-1pm Benefits Entitlement Counseling
10am-1pm Housing Court Buddy Intake Sessions (for those representing themselves in Housing Court)
5:30pm-6:30pm Book Club/Guided Discussion for SORT Participants

Every Thursday:
3pm-7pm: Housing Legal Clinic in Brooklyn (in partnership with the People’s Firehouse).

Counseling is available by appointment only. Please contact EIS by phone at (212) 308-2210 or by email at info@eisny.org to schedule an appointment for assistance with your housing matters.

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 EIS is a proud member of the PBS Channel 13/WLIW Community Hall of Fame.

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