Legal Aid Society Wants NYCHA To Refund Rent

NY Curbed reports that the Legal Aid Society is demanding that the New York City Housing Authority provide up to $15 million in rent refunds to public housing tenants that lost heat during the city’s cold front. Continue Reading →

Legal Aid Files Lawsuit Challenging East Harlem Rezoning (More)

The Legal Aid Society filed a lawsuit today in New York County Supreme Court contesting the East Harlem rezoning, which was recently approved by the New York City Council late last year. Continue Reading →

Activists Sue City To Reverse East Harlem Rezoning

A group of tenant-friendly attorneys wants a state court to overturn a key piece of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s affordable-housing plan. Continue Reading →

Legal Aid Society And Legal Aid Attorneys On Mayor, Harlem Council Speaker Plan Combat Trump Executive Orders

The Legal Aid Society and the Association of Legal Aid Attorneys (ALAA) released the following joint statement today following Mayor de Blasio’s and Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. Continue Reading →

2 Of The New 28 Judges Swored In By Mayor de Blasio Have Worked In Harlem

1024px-Bill_de_Blasio_and_familyMayor de Blasio today swore in 2 judges who have worked in Harlem one in Family Court Appointments and the other Criminal Court Appointments.  Continue Reading →