Chhaya Community Development Corporation is a grass roots organization based in Queens, NY that helps South Asian immigrants with housing problems. Chhaya's communications director Afreen Alam says that whether it is unsafe housing conditions or problems with financing a home loan, Chhaya's members and lawyers help South Asians with all kinds of housing related legal issues. Kamal Abu Nasir a Bangladeshi American living in Brooklyn for the last 30 years with his family says. He says the building management wants to raise the rent and has taken the tenants to court for non-payment of rent. For the last two years, Chhaya has been helping him and 38 other families that live in the same building.

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