Right to counsel
New York’s Eviction Moratorium Is Expiring Saturday. So Now What?
Applying for the state’s rental assistance program gives tenants protection from eviction while their application is pending.
Jan 14, 8:57 AM
NYC's Legal Assistance Program For Tenants Is Saving Thousands From Eviction
'The climate in these courtrooms has changed significantly. People are more aware of their rights, and there’s a lot more actual litigation going on.'
Updated: Nov 15, 2018 4:01 PM
Trump Budget Plan Would Have 'Devastating Impact' On Legal Services For NYC's Poor
Including tenants, victims of domestic violence, targets of predatory lending, people facing discrimination, and disabled children.
Updated: Mar 10, 2017 4:10 PM
City Will Guarantee Legal Counsel To Low-Income Tenants In Housing Court
"We are the biggest city in the country to level the playing field between tenants and landlords in housing court," said Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Updated: Aug 8, 2018 2:14 PM
NYC Council Kicks Off Hearings On Free Counsel For Poor Tenants
A proposed bill would provide attorneys to the tens of thousands of New Yorkers who appear in Housing Court without a legal representation each year.
Updated: Sep 27, 2016 2:38 PM
The Skyrocketing Costs Of NYC's Homeless Epidemic
The current cost is estimated at nearly $1 billion, up from $604 million eight years ago.
Updated: Oct 16, 2015 10:59 AM
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