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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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EXTENDING RENT REGULATION

Council Committee Holds Hearing on Rent Stabilization Extension Council Member Jumaane D. Williams hears testimony on strengthening rent regulation laws. Image credit: William Alatriste/New York City ...
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RALLY FOR STRONGER RENT LAWS

Tenant Rights Coalition and Elected Officials Rally for Stronger Rent Laws to Protect Affordable Housing Alliance for Tenant Power campaigns for rent regulation changes in Albany. Image Credit: ...
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ENDING A PREFERENTIAL RENT

Real Estate Q & A By JAY ROMANO Understanding ‘Preferential Rent’ Q. I moved into an apartment and signed a rent-stabilized lease, which has a “preferential rent” ...
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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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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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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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LOOKING FOR 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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LOOKING FOR FREE LANDLORD-TENANT 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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CALLING ALL REGULATED TENANTS!

Dear New Yorker, I just wanted to send a quick note to update you on where we're at in our fight to renew and strengthen New York 's rent laws, whi ch officially expired late last Wednesday. While ...
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WANT 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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WANT 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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LOOKING FOR 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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WANT 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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IS YOUR LANDLORD HARASSING YOU?

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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GET FREE LANDLORD-TENANT 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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DON'T MISS: EAST SIDE DHCR DAY

Senator Liz Krueger Presents: East Side DHCR Day This is your opportunity to speak to representatives from the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR) to find out about your ...
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REDUCE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS BY 2050?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 6, 2009 GOVERNOR PATERSON SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER TO REDUCE NEW YORK'S GREENHOUSE GAS POLLUTION Executive Order to Tackle Climate Change by Setting Goal of Reducing ...
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A POOLE OF BLOOD?

In Poole v. Ogiejko, a Bobcat "Skid-Steer" operated by Charles Coperhaver ran over Thomas Poole's foot while the two were removing bushes from Jane Ogiejko's property. After the Suffolk County Supreme ...
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ENDING "PREFERENTIAL RENT" REQUIRES A HEARING

In Matter of Yitzhak "James" Pastreich v. New York State Div. of Hous. & Community Renewal, Pastreich sued his landlord to keep a "preferential rent" in place. In 1991, Pastreich and his landlord ...
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LUCAS IN THE TIMES: HOW "PREFERENTIAL" ARE SOME RENTS?

Yesterday, partner Lucas A. Ferrara, responded to another New York Times Q&A. This latest question had to do with "preferential" rents and how an occupant can determine whether s/he is a ...
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LUCAS IN THE TIMES: PREFERENTIAL RENTS

Just in case you missed it, our partner Lucas A. Ferrara was quoted in Sunday's New York Times. While I don't agree with the analysis, it makes for interesting reading. (And is likely to stir up quite ...
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WHERE DO I SPEND MY LIFE ESTATE?

Can an owner evict a "life tenant," who is paying a very low (submarket) rent, when that individual is not primarily residing in the apartment unit? According to the Appellate Division, First ...
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PREFERENTIAL RENTS: WHAT'S YOUR PREFERENCE?

We are frequently asked, "Are preferential rents dead?" And, unfortunately, we have to equivocate a bit when giving an answer. Preferential rents are "reduced" rents granted to occupants of ...
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