Email to HRA about my welfare case on July 6, 2022.

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Greetings HRA,

First and foremost, thank you very much for all the help and information. 

I believe there might be a ;mistake with my Access HRA account. 

Last month my SNAP account or food stamps were added to my account on June 10, 2022. 

Today is July 6, 2022 and I’m not seeing any future payments on my account. 

Usually by now my Access HRA account would show when the next future payment. 

My next recertification is for June 2023. 

I’m a full time student at Baruch College. 

My classes start back up on August 25, 2022. 

In the meantime, I’m waiting for my next interview for RF CUNY. 

Can someone please look into my account and see why there are no future payments showing? 

Thank you and have a great day.

Mark Pine

Response from HRA:

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For future reference, your correspondence number is 1-1-8789155

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The City of New York

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Email to HRA (NYC welfare office) about my storage room. June 9, 2022.

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Greetings HRA, 

First and foremost thank you very much for all the help. The whole HRA staff is as helpful as humanly possible. 

I just submitted my storage payment for the month of July 2022. For some reason, the bill doesn’t get paid unless I send an email here. For example, there have been months where I had to pay the bill out of the other money you send me or the payment would have been late. 

When I receive the bill from the storage company I take a screenshot of the bill on my phone and upload a perfectly clear copy into the HRA app. 

I just completed my recertification. If I’m correct everything went perfectly: the interview, the documentation from CUNY Edge and me, etc. Your team at the 14th Street HRA location was very helpful. 

Please help with the storage payment if possible. If you require any additional information from me please let me know. 

Thank you and have a great day. 

Mark Pine 

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For future reference, your correspondence number is 1-1-513057

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The City of New York

Email to New York City Human Resources Administration about my welfare case recertification. June 7, 2022.

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Greetings HRA,

I turned in all my documentation for my recertification. 

Baruch College turned in the school documentation. 

I had my interview in person at 14 Street Manhattan today June 7, 2022. 

I just noticed in my account that there was a language questionnaire. 

After I filled out and completed the language questionnaire I uploaded it into the Access HRA app. 

I uploaded it into the other tab because I didn’t see a tab for language questionnaires. 

I’ll keep checking for any additional updates. 

Please let me know if anything else is needed for my recertification. 

Thank you and have a great day.

Mark Pine

Email to the New York City public assistance office about my storage room. May 14, 2022.

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Greetings HRA,

First and foremost, thank you and your staff for the amazing help you provide to New Yorkers including myself. I always treat your staff with the utmost respect at all times. 

I just uploaded my new storage bill on May 11, 2022. The bill is due by June 1, 2022. 

I downloaded the bill PDF from the storage company on my phone. Then I took a screenshot of the storage bill PDF. Then I uploaded the picture storage bill PDF into the HRA app. 

From my experience, the result is a perfectly clear copy of my storage bill reaches your staff. 

For the past two or three months, I submit my storage bill and the check doesn’t go out until past the due date. Also, I have to email your office through the public web form every month or the check isn’t mailed to the storage company. 

I’m not sure why that’s the case. 

It seems like common sense that everyone on public assistance doesn’t have to visit their HRA center every single month. That would be a huge amount of extra work for your team. 

I also can’t imagine that every month, all New Yorker’s on public assistance or SNAP (food stamps) have to contact your staff via this web form. 

Please help me if you can figure out why I have to contact your office every month to have the check mailed to my storage company. I asked the good people at HRA 14 Street and they don’t know. 

If there is anything else I have to do please let me know and I’ll do it immediatly. 

Please advise. 

Thank you and have a great day.

Mark Pine

Your City of New York Correspondence Number is #1-1-4241963

Opinion: Email to the Human Resources Administration. 5/2/2022.

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Greetings Human Resources Administration,

First and foremost, I always treat everyone at HRA with the utmost respect at all times.

Treating everyone at HRA respectfully is more important than anything.

Thank you very much for the help. If it wasn’t for HRA I would have starved to death by now.

On 4/11/2022 I sent a perfectly clear copy of my storage bill to HRA via the mobile app.

My case number is X.

It seems that every month I submit my storage bill to HRA, it doesn’t get paid until I send an email to the Commissioner Department of Social Services.

I can’t imagine that every person who is having a storage room paid by HRA has to email the commissioner every month or visit HRA in person every month to have their storage room paid.

That would create an insane amount of unnecessary work for HRA.

Can someone please look into why this is happening to me every month?

Thank you and have a great day.

Mark Pine

City of New York Correspondence Number is #1-1-363478

Opinion: NYC law enforcement is threatening HRA to hold back my welfare MetroCard like they have done several times before. 

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If you’re not on welfare, you probably have no idea what I’m talking about. 

People I know pay NYC law enforcement (NYPD, etc.) to harass, sabotage, tease, attack, and rob me. 

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I was providing web marketing services to companies and NYC law enforcement chased away several of my clients. 

Now I’m homeless and on welfare. I don’t have a criminal record. I don’t drink. I don’t smoke. I don’t party. I don’t do anything illegal. 

The NYC welfare office (HRA) or public assistance office gives me money for a MetroCard because I go to college. 

Now for some reason, HRA stopped giving me the money for my MetroCard. Therefore I have to take the money out of the little money I have for food to buy a MetroCard every week because I’m not going to jump the turnstile. 

I suspect NYC law enforcement is the reason that HRA isn’t giving me my MetroCard money. NYC law enforcement runs around to every government agency I interact with and tries to sabotage me. 

Regardless if HRA helps NYC law enforcement sabotage me or not, I always treat everyone at HRA with the utmost respect at all times. 

This is a letter I’m about to email to the Department of Social Services Commissioner. 

Greetings Commissioner, 

HRA saved my life and is still saving it. Thank you. 

I always treat all staff of HRA with the utmost respect at all times. 

I’m a full-time student at Baruch College, The City University of New York. 

In addition to HRA being very helpful, the CUNY Edge office is great as well. If I’m correct I believe that HRA has all the necessary documentation from Baruch College, The City University of New York to confirm that I’m a full-time student. 

People I know from Long Island pay the top NYC law enforcement (NYPD) to run around and try and sabotage my every move. They are the reason I’m homeless. 

I don’t drink. I don’t smoke. I don’t party. I don’t date. I don’t do anything illegal. I don’t have a criminal record. I’m just broke because NYC law enforcement robbed me and I have bad credit. 

I suspect the reason I’m not receiving the MetroCard money is that as usual NYC law enforcement is threatening the person at HRA in charge of sending the MetroCard money and telling the person not to send it. 

That is why I’m contacting you, the Commissioner. 

I don’t take it personally. I’m not upset. 

Please help. If you require any additional information from me please let me know. 

Thank you and have a great day. 

Mark Pine

Opinion: Message to the Commissioner of HRA in New York City. October 7, 2021.

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Greetings Steven Banks, Commissioner, Department of Social Services, 

First and foremost thank you for the help. HRA saved my life after people I grew up with paid NYC law enforcement to sabotage my web marketing clients. I have no criminal record. I don’t do anything illegal. I don’t drink. I don’t smoke. I’m a full-time student at Baruch College (12 credits this semester). I wish the public heard about homeless people like me more often.

I always treat everyone at HRA with the utmost respect at all times. Your staff is as good as it gets. I hold you all in the highest regard. 

As I stated, I’m a full-time student at Baruch College. The CUNY Edge office and I sent all the paperwork to prove that I’m a full-time student. For some reason, my Access HRA account is showing that they want information about job searches. 

“You need to give us these documents. If you don’t give us these documents, you may not receive benefits. You can view SNAP examples or view Cash Assistance examples. Proof of Job search activities (FIA-1021b Declaration of Job Search Activities) Proof of Eligibility for SNAP again because ABAWD rules are met (or no longer need to be met).”

My access HRA account also says Next Recertification Due: June 2022

Previously, I worked for RF CUNY. I was notified that RF CUNY is canceled this semester for full-time students.

Please let me know what I need to do to meet my requirements. The best way to reach me is via email or if you email me a phone number I’ll call. 

Thank you again for the amazing support you provide for everyone who receives benefits from HRA including myself. 

Please advise. 

Thank you and have a great day. 

Ever upward,

Mark Pine

Email to the Nassau County District Attorney about people blowing weed smoke in my face on the New York City welfare line.

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Greetings Nassau County District Attorney,

I’m at the Waverly Job Center 12 W 14th St, New York, NY 10011. This is the welfare office in New York City. 

Someone who probably works for the police just cut me in line and lit up a huge marijuana cigarette. He is smoking it in my face right now. 

I guess the police are doing this because I’m now on Nassau County Probation. The police probably want me to test positive for marijuana. Now I’m going to have to get tested for weed in my system every day to make sure it doesn’t show up. 

I’m at the welfare office to recertify my case. 

I don’t drink. I don’t smoke. I don’t party. I don’t have a criminal record. 

The police have people who work for them blow marijuana smoke in my face all the time when I’m trying to study. That is why I called you so many times to report I was being harassed before I was arrested. 

I called NYPD 911 and they are on the way now. 

I’ll get tested a bunch of times and hopefully, it doesn’t show up in my system.

If marijuana shows up in my system, I’ll immediately let everyone know. 

I’m also going to try and get a police report but I’m confident the NYPD officers won’t give me one. After they refuse to provide me with a police report I’ll contact NYPD Internal Affairs. I’m also going to send NYPD Internal Affairs a copy of this email. 

Thank you and have a great day.

Ever upward,

Mark Pine