Tag Archives: Housing Court

Civil Gideon? I hope so.

Is Housing Step One Toward Establishing Civil ‘Gideon’? Andrew Denney, New York Law Journal August 10, 2017    As Mayor Bill de Blasio prepares to sign a bill to ensure that all tenants in housing court have legal counsel, several … Continue reading

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“A Right to a Lawyer to Save Your Home”

A smart new bill would make New York City the first in the country to provide lawyers for all lower-income tenants facing eviction. Source: A Right to a Lawyer to Save Your Home – The New York Times Terrific news … Continue reading

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Finding a pro bono lawyer for Housing Court

A valuable article for anyone who can’t afford to hire a lawyer, or doesn’t feel competent about handling his own landlord-tenant dispute in Housing Court. Source: Poverty Justice Fellows Fight for Tenants in Housing Court | New York Law Journal

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