Gothamist (NYC)


The operator, or in some cases franchisor, of eight city-centric websites worldwide that focus on news, events, food, culture, and other local coverage. The namesake blog is focused on New York City.
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Primary geographic focus: New York
Organization type(s): Media


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New City Council Bill Aims To Educate Low-Income Tenants About Right To Counsel Law

Gothamist (NYC)
April 19, 2019
In 2017, New York became the first city in the nation to adopt the right-to-counsel law. But advocates say that most low-income tenants still do not know that they are entitled to a lawyer during eviction cases.

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NYC’s Legal Assistance Program For Tenants Is Saving Thousands From Eviction

Jake Bittle
Gothamist (NYC)
November 15, 2018
Court-appointed lawyers have started to transform the predatory environment of housing court, resulting in fewer evictions, but some eligible tenants still slip through the cracks, and implementation has been more successful in some boroughs than others.

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Trump Budget Plan Would Have ‘Devastating Impact’ On Legal Services For NYC’s Poor

Nathan Tempey
Gothamist (NYC)
March 10, 2017
An item in a preliminary Trump administration budget plan would, if implemented, hobble one of New York City's main providers of legal representation to poor people, and gut other legal services offices across New York state and the country.



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