NLSP CAN HELP WITH HOUSING PROBLEMS. EVERYONE SHOULD HAVE A SAFE, SANITARY AND AFFORDABLE PLACE TO LIVE.

To get legal help from NLSP, you must first talk to an NLSP intake specialist, who will check eligibility. Click here for intake hours and locations. If you aren’t sure if your problem fits these categories, call 202-832-NLSP.

NLSP provides services for tenants all across DC. NLSP will consider handling the following types of housing problems for persons who meet our income guidelines:

SERVICES FOR TENANTS

- Assistance for tenants facing wrongful eviction

- Including if the house is in foreclosure, being sold by the owner, or sold at a tax sale

- lack of heat, air conditioning, water or electricity

- bad plumbing

- rodents, roaches, bugs or other infestations

- Violations of the Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act

- Poor conditions

- Threatened destruction or sale of a multi-family property

- Relocation of residents because of changes to apartments

 
Please call us if you have a problem with conditions in your housing or if you are afraid you may lose your housing for any reason. If we cannot assist you, we will help find an organization that can.