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By Stephon JohnsonNew York City’s renters might have a fighting chance in housing court thanks to the mayor.... “This announcement marks the beginning of a new era for tenants in New York City,” said Levine in a statement. “No longer will low-income New Yorkers have to face the life-altering threat of...

By NY Times Editorial BoardDefending yourself in court might work in old movies or on reality TV, when the stakes are small and the judge is named Judy.But in real life, in the face of dire circumstances — like being tossed from your home into the street — you need...

By Sarina Trangle...The mayor’s support for the so-called Right to Counsel initiative was well-received among tenant advocates and among city lawmakers, many of whom had signed onto legislation in 2014 that would provide the poor with attorneys in housing court. Still, some advocates said they were not convinced de Blasio’s...

NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) - When Cynthia, a single mother of two, fell on tough times after a death in the family she was served eviction papers. She was kicked out and had to enter the shelter system. Cynthia's story isn't all that different from so many others. In 2015,...

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