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LAS Applauds Chelsea Tenant Power in Plan to Save Homes

Chelsea NYCHA complexes threatened with demolition find solution through community involvement, reports THE CITY.
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Listen: State Budget Includes $2.4 Billion in Rent Relief. Are You Eligible?

Ellen Davidson, a housing attorney at The Legal Aid Society, appeared on WCNY's The Capitol Pressroom to discuss this week's passage of New York's $2.4 billion dollar rent relief program.
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LAS Applauds Bill to Administer Billions in New York Rent Relief

Lawmakers have reached an agreement to distribute more than $2 billion in federal rent assistance, according to Law360.
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LAS Demands Improved Rent Relief Measures From New York State

Housing advocates are pressing state lawmakers to avoid missteps that hamstrung previous efforts, reports New York Focus.
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LAS Decries Tech Issues Impact on Tenants in Housing Court

Tenants who lack access to computers, cell phones, and reliable internet face a daunting challenge interacting with virtual proceedings, reports Reuters.
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LAS Calls for Extension of Eviction Moratorium

The Legal Aid Society joined a broad coalition of housing groups calling on lawmakers to extend New York State's eviction ban, reports POLITICO.
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LAS Backs Proposal for Statewide Rental Assistance

The Housing Access Voucher Program would create stable housing for the tens of thousands across the state who are experiencing homelessness or are threatened with eviction, according to New York Focus.
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LAS Slams Landlord’s Shocking Attempted Eviction of COVID-19 Patient

The landlord padlocked the apartment mere weeks after the tenant was hospitalized due to the coronavirus, as reported by Gothamist.
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LAS Calls Out Shifting Eviction Policies That Penalize Tenants

Tenants are continuing a lawsuit involving an inadequate waiver solution that leaves some New Yorkers holding the bag, according to Law360.
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New York Again Fails to Distribute Rent Relief Funds

The second round of the State’s COVID-19 rent relief program has reached even fewer people than the first, according to Gothamist.
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