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Advocates credit new ‘Right to Counsel’ law with large drop in evictions

Michelle Cohen
6sqft
March 27, 2019
The law is currently in effect in 20 New York City zip codes and will be implemented citywide by 2022. According to the report, 60 percent of the people who were able to remain in their homes in 2018 despite eviction proceedings benefited from legal representation under the new law.



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