Housing Court

What 83 Million Eviction Records Tell Us About Housing in America

WNYC, April 19, 2018

City’s Free Lawyer Program Ramps Up for Tenants

WNYC, November 9, 2017

These Cities Are About to Make It Harder for Landlords to Evict People

The Nation, August 28, 2017

Cities Are Guaranteeing Tenants Access To A Lawyer To Help Them Fight Eviction

Fast City, August 24, 2017

Hate Your Shady Landlord? Here’s Something to Celebrate

Vice, August 23, 2017

New York Becomes First City to Guarantee Lawyers to Tenants Facing Eviction

Mother Jones, August 11, 2017

It’s official: NYC mayor signs law promising lawyers to low-income tenants facing eviction

Housing Wire, August 11, 2017

Bill Granting Low-Income Tenants Lawyers During Evictions, Signed into Law

DNA Info, August 11, 2017

Mayor signs bill to get low-income tenants legal help (VIDEO)

News 12, August 11, 2017

City Council votes in favor of tenants’ legal representation

The New York Amsterdam News, July 27, 2017

New York Goes to the Mattresses Against the Eviction Machine

Slate, July 21, 2017

NY1 Online: A right to counsel

New York 1, July 20, 2017

Rep. Levine And Others Leaders Celebrate Passage Of Landmark Tenants’ Rights Bill

Harlem World, July 20, 2017

Housing Court Just Got Easier for NYC Renters

Next City, February 16, 2017

A Housing Solution: Lawyers for Tenants

NY Times Editorial Board, February 15, 2017

Balance these scales, too by getting lawyers for tenants in Housing Court

NY Daily News, February 14, 2017

Low-Income Housing Court Tenants to Get Free Lawyers

DNA Info, February 13, 2017

Reaction to City Announcing Right to Counsel in Housing Court

CityLimits, February 13, 2017

Some New Yorkers facing eviction may get free lawyers

Fox 5, February 13, 2017

Low-income tenants to get lawyer provided by NYC in housing court disputes

NY Daily News, February 12, 2017

City will guarantee legal aid to low-income New Yorkers facing eviction

Metro NY, February 12, 2017

De Blasio, Mark-Viverito announce right to counsel initiative

Politico, February 12, 2017

De Blasio offers free legal help for NYC tenants facing eviction

Newsday, February 12, 2017

City Will Guarantee Legal Counsel To Low-Income Tenants In Housing Court

Gothamist, February 12, 2017

Support swells for ‘right to counsel’ for low-income New Yorkers facing eviction

Metro NY, December 14, 2016

Demandan que Concejo Municipal apruebe ley 214-A

NY1 Noticias, December 13, 2016

Who’s Supporting a Right to Counsel in Housing Court?

CityLimits, December 8, 2016

URBAN AGENDA: Eviction prevention is good housing policy

NY Amsterdam News, October 6, 2016

The Approval Matrix: Week of October 3, 2016

NY Mag, October 2, 2016

NYC Council Kicks Off Hearings On Free Counsel For Poor Tenants

Gothamist, September 27, 2016

In Support of Intro 214-A

Huffington Post, September 27, 2016

NYC considers providing free lawyers to tenants facing eviction

Metro, September 27, 2016

The Right To An Attorney… In Housing Court

Above the Law, September 27, 2016

Tenants Push for Right to Counsel in Housing Court

WNYC, September 26, 2016

For Tenants Facing Eviction, New York May Guarantee a Lawyer

New York Times, September 26, 2016

Low-Income Tenants May Soon Have the Right to an Attorney in Housing Court

Village Voice, September 26, 2016

Low-Income Tenants’ Right to Counsel Closer to Realization

New York Law Journal, September 26, 2016

A Right to a Lawyer to Save Your Home

The New York Times Editorial Board Endorses Right to Counsel!
New York Times, September 23, 2016

More New Yorkers Facing Eviction Are Getting Lawyers

Next City, September 13, 2016

Inquilinos esperan ley que dará abogados de vivienda gratis

El Diario, August 21, 2016

Protejamos a los inquilinos de la ciudad

El Diario, August 8, 2016

Leveling the Playing Field for Tenants Facing Eviction

Rooflines: The Shelterforce Blog, April, 22, 2016

Right to Counsel in Housing Court: The Bottom Line

Huffington Post, April, 18, 2016

Advocates Link, and Critique, de Blasio’s Homeless Plan

CityLimits, April 13, 2016

Savings Seen From Right to Counsel in Eviction Cases

New York Law Journal, April 11, 2016

How to Solve the Housing Crisis: More Lawyers

Bloomberg, April 8, 2016

Tenants in Housing Court: Letter to the Editor

A lawyer from Housing Works writes to the editor in support of the Right to Counsel.
The New York Times, November 3,2015

How to Fight Homelessness

Intro 214 (Right to Counsel) bill co-sponsor and coalition member Councilman Mark Levine along with the CEO of Coalition for the Homeless talk about Right to Counsel as a key addressing and preventing the NYC homelessness crisis.
The New York Times, October 19, 2015

De Blasio Says Right To Counsel “On the Horizon”–But Only if Feds Pay

Observer, September 29, 2015

Homelessness in New York, Ways to Help–Pass RTC!

The New York Times, September 11, 2015

Comptroller Calls for More Interpreters and Better Signs in Housing Court

The Observer, February 23, 2015

Push to Expand Your Right to an Attorney Gains Momentum

Gotham Gazette, February 12, 2015

NY1 Online: Panel Weighs In on Whether NYers Should Have Right to Lawyer in Housing Court

CASA Director joins Andy Scherer of NY Law School and Council Members Vanessa Gibson and Mark Levine on Inside City Hall to talk about why we need Right to Counsel for Tenants in Housing Court!
February 6, 2015

Poor tenants need representation, says comptroller

CASA Leader, Mildred James is featured in this important article!
Mott Haven Herald, February 6, 2015

Comptroller Stringer, Outside the Bronx Housing Court, Backs Right to Counsel

Norwood News, February 4, 2015

Justice Gets Evicted: Bronx Housing Court Meets a City’s Crisis

City Limits does an expansive piece on the Bronx Housing Court, largely featuring our work to reform the court system and highlighting CASA Leader, Fitzroy Christian.
February 4, 2015

Retired Supreme Court Justice, Emily Jane Goodman on Right to Counsel 

New York Law Journal, January 6, 2015

Activists Mobilizate for Right to Counsel

Truth Out, January 5, 2015

Push to Provide Lawyers in Housing Court Gains Momentum 

The New York Times covers our work to pass Right to Counsel!
New York Times, December 16, 2014

Housing as the Other Civil Rights Issue 

A great article in Newsweek about RTC as a civil rights and racial justice issue.
Newsweek, December 11, 2014

A Powerful Video about the Need for Right to Counsel for Tenants in Housing Court 

Thanks to members of Make the Road NY, Pratt Area Community Council, Flatbush Tenants Coalition and especially to CASA members for spending weeks writing the script and putting the entire plan together. And a shout out to our filmmakers, CASA Leader Emmanuel Yusuf and CASA interns and students Cesar Mesias and Gerard Giraldo.

Justice Denied: A Call For Action in Our City’s Housing Courts

Op-ed by Council Member Mark Levine on the need for tenants to have legal representation at housing court.
Gotham Gazette  June 10, 2014

Bronx Housing Advocates and Residents Courting Changes for Housing Court

Bronx residents are pushing the City Council to pass legislation that would provide free legal representation for those facing eviction.
Bronx News 12  June 4, 2014

Law Would Give Tenants Free Attorneys in Housing Court

A staggering nearly 30,000 families were evicted from their homes in 2013 – The Bronx had the most evictions out of any borough! This news piece features moving testimony from CASA Leaders Randy Dillard and Fitzroy Christian.
Pix 11 News  June 1, 2014

Bronx Housing Court Reform

CASA Leader Fitzroy Christian and UJC attorney Stephanie Rudolph went on Bronx Talk to talk about the need for reform in the Bronx Housing Court.
Bronx Talk  April 7, 2014

The Tale of Two Housing Courts

WNYC Radio segment on the absolute need for legal representation.
WNYC  March 28, 2014

The Daily News on our Report on the Bronx Housing Court

Daily News, March 18, 2013

The New York Times Covers the Release of Our Report on the Bronx Housing Court 

New York Times, March 14, 2013