In Support of Intro 214-A


HuffingtonPost.pngBy Ann Dibble

Yesterday I had the opportunity to join a number of advocates, tenants, academics and legal services providers in testifying before the New York City Council Committee on Courts & Legal Services. We were there to speak in support of Intro 214-A, legislation introduced in March 2014 by Council Members Mark Levine and Vanessa Gibson, has been sponsored by 41 members of the Council and the Public Advocate, has been endorsed by the New York Times Editorial Board. The bill would create a right to legal representation for low-income New Yorkers in eviction, ejectment and foreclosure proceedings.

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