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Staying home: NYC evictions down nearly 20% after pro-tenant laws enacted

Gabe Herman
amNewYork
January 6, 2020
Evictions are down nearly 20 percent in New York City since rent laws were enacted last June, city data shows — and the nonprofit Legal Aid Society credited the new laws with contributing to the decline.

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JustFix.nyc is introducing a service for suing your landlord

Sarina Trangle
amNewYork
December 10, 2018
The nonprofit's Tenant App focuses on compelling owners to make repairs in rent-regulated units.

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A lawyer makes a difference for a day in Brooklyn housing court

Mark Chiusano
amNewYork
March 24, 2017
Particularly if the tenants don’t have a lawyer. Landlords are represented over 90 percent of the time, and often don’t show up in person. Slightly more than 25 percent of tenants lawyer up, meaning many come in person to argue their own cases.



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