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Primary geographic focus: New York
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Lawmakers Begin Formal Consideration of Moves to Bolster Rent Regs

Sadef Ali Kully
City Limits
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 Kit

Joseph Sant, William Fairhurst, Rudy Ulin
City Limits
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.

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NYC’s Immigration Court Erodes Accommodations for Children Without Attorneys

David Brand
City Limits
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.

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City Tackles Roll-Out of Right to Counsel in Housing Court

Abigail Savitch-Lew
City Limits
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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