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City’s ‘Right to Counsel’ Law Fosters National Movement in Housing CourtsSadef Ali Kully
February 28, 2020
Lawmakers Begin Formal Consideration of Moves to Bolster Rent RegsSadef Ali Kully
May 3, 2019
A Manhattan hearing room for the State Assembly Committee on Housing was crowded with real estate groups, city officials housing advocates Thursday for contentious testimonies about major capital improvements, individual apartment improvements and “good cause” eviction legislation among other rent regulation issues due for a vote in Albany this June.
Opinion: Legal and Financial Advice Must Be Part of Every Community’s Disaster Response KitJoseph Sant, William Fairhurst, Rudy Ulin
February 15, 2019
After years of experience working with families in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, we have learned that successful disaster recovery depends on non-profit legal and housing assistance.
NYC’s Immigration Court Erodes Accommodations for Children Without AttorneysDavid Brand
February 13, 2018
Thousands of other undocumented immigrant children never get a lawyer and continue to experience that fear and uncertainty during deportation proceedings. Others choose to avoid court, exposing themselves to in-absentia removal orders.
City Tackles Roll-Out of Right to Counsel in Housing CourtAbigail Savitch-Lew
January 17, 2018
n February 2017, after years of tenant advocacy, Mayor de Blasio made the announcement that New York City would become the first city in the nation to invest in universal access to counsel for low-income tenants in housing court.
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