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LAS in the News 02.23.24

We have an intrinsic connection to the daily lives of New Yorkers. Here are a few of the places we made a difference, provided context or added valuable perspective this week.
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Supreme Court Declines Landlord Challenge in Major Victory for Tenants

The Legal Aid Society is hailing a decision by the Supreme Court that will leave New York's rent stabilization and tenant protections intact.
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LAS in the News 02.16.24

We have an intrinsic connection to the daily lives of New Yorkers. Here are a few of the places we made a difference, provided context or added valuable perspective this week.
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Civil Legal Service Providers Applaud Restored Funding

The Governor's latest budget ensures $100M to support the legal needs of low-income New Yorkers will stay where it is most needed.
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LAS Sues to Enforce Housing Voucher Reform, Expansion

The Adams Administration has refused to implement new laws designed to make the CityFHEPS program accessible to more New Yorkers.
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LAS in the News 02.09.24

We have an intrinsic connection to the daily lives of New Yorkers. Here are a few of the places we made a difference, provided context or added valuable perspective this week.
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LAS Sues on Behalf of Tenants in Collapsed Bronx Building

Tenants are suffering from landlord harassment on top of dangerous conditions, including gas outages, exposure to construction dust, and vermin infestations.
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Twyla Carter Honored on List of New York’s Most Influential Black Leaders

For the second year in a row, Legal Aid's Attorney-in-Chief and CEO is part of City & State's The Power of Diversity: Black 100 list.
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LAS in the News 02.02.24

We have an intrinsic connection to the daily lives of New Yorkers. Here are a few of the places we made a difference, provided context or added valuable perspective this week.
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LAS Lauds City Council’s Override on How Many Stops Act

Legal Aid also threatened litigation should the Administration refuse to implement the new laws.
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