The New York City Council today voted to pass Intro 214-B, a landmark bill sponsored by Council Members Mark Levine and Vanessa Gibson, that requires the Office of Civil Justice to establish a program for legal representation for low-income tenants facing eviction in housing court within five years. Continue Reading →
Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito opening statement at a public hearing on immigration Bills: Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio, City Council Mark Levine and Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito today announced that, for the first time, the City will fund universal access to legal services for tenants facing eviction in New York City Housing Court. Continue Reading →
Today the New York City Council will vote on creating an Office of Crime Victim Services to provide important resources to relevant individuals in need. Continue Reading →
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