Low-income Tenants to Get Lawyer Provided by NYC in Housing Court Disputes

New_York_Daily_News_logo.pngBy Denis Slattery

Mayor de Blasio and the City Council will announce a new initiative Sunday giving low-income tenants in housing court access to an attorney, according to sources.

Councilman Mark Levine (D-Manhattan), among others, has been fighting for a so-called “Right to Counsel” bill that would provide New Yorkers facing eviction with legal representation since 2014.

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