After Suing, Tenant Comes Home to the Brooklyn Apartment She Was Made to Leave


With the help of a civil legal aid attorney, Tranquilina Alvillar was able to move back into the apartment on Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, three years after she was illegally driven out by a landlord who wanted more lucrative tenants.
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Julie Satow
New York Times (NYT)
December 22, 2014
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Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Services NYC (LSNYC)


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With the help of a civil legal aid attorney, Tranquilina Alvillar was able to move back into the apartment on Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, three years after she was illegally driven out by a landlord who wanted more lucrative tenants.