The Tale of Two Housing Courts
Friday, March 28, 2014
In New York City's housing court, 90% of tenants facing an eviction do not have legal representation, while 98% of landlords do. Mark D. Levine, Council Member from NYC's 7th District, discusses his proposal to increase funding for low-income tenants who end up in housing courts.
Councilman @MarkLevineNYC ties housing court to the homelessness crisis - says 1/3 of city's homeless were recently in housing court.— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) March 28, 2014