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MORE NEW YORKERS HAVE REPRESENTATION

City Report Reveals Major Increase In The Number Of Tenants In Housing Court Who Have Legal Representation Three years ago just 1 in 100 tenants in housing court had representation. Today, more than 1 ...
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FORCING A FIX

City Taking Action to Force Eight Irresponsible Landlords to Fix Their 12 Buildings DSS will withhold rent payments for tenants on public assistance unless violations are resolved The “Dirty ...
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HELPING TENANTS FIGHT HARASSMENT

Protecting Tenants and Affordable Housing: Mayor de Blasio's Tenant Support Unit Helps 1,000 Tenants Fight Harassment, Secure Repairs Part of 10-fold increase in free legal services for tenants ...
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EXCUSES, EXCUSES

When Ernest & Maryanna Jeremias Family Partnership filed suit to recover unpaid rent from Yuriy S., the Kings County Civil Court found that Yuriy didn’t have to remit the amounts sought ...
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RESISTANCE WAS FUTILE

Tamara W. and Enrique R. sought to get back into their rent-stabilized apartment after they were evicted by 789 St. Marks Realty Corp. While there may have been a violation of the court’s order ...
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KINGS HOUSING COURT JUSTICE

Justice, As Dispensed in Kings Housing Court Photo credit: Gines Pasamonte
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KNOW YOUR HOUSING RIGHTS?

Wednesday, April 29 Know Your Rights Housing Forum Time: 6PM Location: Union Temple, 331 Hawthorne (Btw New York Ave and Nostrand Ave), Brooklyn
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LEBOVITS ON LANDLORD-TENANT?

Lebovits on Commercial Landlord-Tenant Law Judge Gerald Lebovits has just published a two-part nuts-and-bolts article called " A Guide to New York State Commercial Landlord-Tenant Law and ...
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THEY ALREADY HAVE TRANSLATORS, SCOTT

Removing Language Barriers in Housing Court Decrying the lack of multi-lingual signs and services in New York City’s Housing Courts, New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer urged the Chief ...
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DID YOUR LANDLORD MAKE THE LIST?

Friends, Too many landlords in New York think they can ignore their responsibility to provide reasonable living conditions to their tenants. And far too many tenants in New York are forced to live in ...
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"CAN'T FIND MY TENANT"

tenant is late on rent and unreachable… Posted by annechang Q: my tenant has been late on her payment for over a month now and I have not been able to reach her. I’ve emailed her, called ...
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AIN'T LIFE STRAND?

Thomas Gassenbauer lived with his elderly mom in a rent-stabilized apartment until her death in December of 2009. When Strand Hill Associates finally got around to issuing a lease in the guy's ...
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NO GOING BLIND

Rafael Lee sued a lawyer and his firm for purportedly "misrepresenting" that Lee was delinquent in his rent obligations--an alleged violation of the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices ...
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IN THE TIMES: KNOCKING OFF AN EX

This week, you'll find me on the New York Times website responding to a reader's question. A woman asked about removing her former boyfriend's name from the lease to a stabilized ...
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JUDGE LEBOVITS MAKES SENSE (OF NONSENSE)

Making Sense of Nonsense: Some Unusual Real-Estate Cases Newman Ferrara LLP, 1250 Broadway, NY, NY Wednesday, June 12, 2013 -- 6 – 8:00 pm Moderator: Pace Law Professor Randolph M. McLaughlin ...
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LOOKING FOR FREE LEGAL ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants My office continues to work with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If the owner of your building is harassing you, ...
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PACE PRESENTS: MAKING SENSE OF NONSENSE

Center for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) MAKING SENSE OF NONSENSE: SOME UNUSUAL REAL ESTATE CASES Wednesday, June 12, 2013 6:00 – 8:00 pm Location: Newman Ferrara LLP 1250 Broadway, 27 th ...
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LOOKING FOR A FREE LANDLORD-TENANT ATTORNEY?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic For Tenants I continue to work with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you with ...
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HOUSING COURT HITS 40

New York City's Housing Court at 40: Controversies, Challenges, and Prospects for its Future Monday, March 11, 2013 8:30 am-7:00 pm The Association of Housing Court Judges, The Furman Center for ...
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TALKING NONSENSE

The good folks over at Madison Learning Center are hosting a continuing legal education program featuring yours truly and several of my Newman Ferrara colleagues. Entitled "Making Sense of ...
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FREE LEGAL ADVICE

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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NO POST-SANDY EVICTIONS FOR NYCHA

NYCHA Rent Procedure Updates for Hurricane Sandy-Affected Residents The New York City Housing Authority has authorized a rent abatement, which will credit residents for any days of the month in which ...
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IN THE TIMES: ON BREAKING A LEASE

When a Tenant Moves Before a Lease Expires Q I'll be renewing my lease on Nov. 1 for one year. I'd like to move sometime next year. What will be my responsibility if I decide to move during the lease ...
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IN THE TIMES: ON PHOTOGRAPHING SERVICE

This piece appeared in the Real Estate Section of Sunday's New York Times A Process Server at the Door Q I live in a doorman building. I was three weeks late on my monthly rent and a process server ...
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RES JUDICATA?

When its landlord filed a nonpayment case, SHS Baisley, LLC, alleged improper service, a partial eviction, and, that there had been a real-estate tax-calculation error. Finding Baisley's arguments ...
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