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ABOUT THE COOPER SQUARE COMMITTEE:

The Cooper Square Committee (CSC) works with area residents to contribute to the preservation and development of affordable, environmentally healthy housing and community/cultural spaces so that the Cooper Square area remains racially, economically, and culturally diverse. We have spearheaded significant neighborhood
victories in our  history, comprising over 50 years of tenant organizing, community-based planning, advocacy and development. We rely on the active involvement of our members in the organization’s work to advance our affordable housing agenda.

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We provide a variety of housing and social services to eligible residents free of charge, in the following program areas:

  • Tenant Counseling and Eviction Prevention
  • Community and Tenant Organizing
  • Social Services and Referrals
  • Community Development

To be eligible for our services, you must live in our Catchment Area (14th-Delancey, 3rd/Bowery-East River), and have an income less than 125% of the Federal Poverty Level. Clients who do not fit these guidelines may be considered for assistance at the discretion of the staff.

If you need assistance, click here for more information and to contact us.