New York Housing Law for the Low Income Client 2016 (Free) (Live and Webinar)

  • Continuing Legal Education Program (CLE)

This training will be held live at the PLI New York Center (1177 Avenue of the Americas) and simultaneously webcast online.


Why You Should Attend
This program provides an overview of New York law that affects many low-income tenants including eligibility for subsidies, procedures for challenging denials and terminations of subsidies, an overview of New York City Housing Authority Administrative (NYCHA) administrative proceedings, and Housing Court practice and procedure basics.

What You Will Learn

  • Common New York State/City rental subsidies important to low-income clients
  • Housing Court 101: Practice tips for attorneys representing tenants
  • New York City Housing Authority Administrative (NYCHA) proceedings - where to begin when representing NYCHA tenants or clients seeking to be NYCHA tenants


  • Ann R. Ascher ~ Director, Housing Rights Project, Queens Legal Services
  • Jane Landry-Reyes ~ Senior Staff Attorney, Elder Unit, Legal Services NYC – Brooklyn Legal Services
  • Kamilla Sjödin ~ Director of Anti-Eviction Services, Urban Justice Center

Chair: Afua Atta-Mensah ~ Director of Litigation, Safety Net Project, Urban Justice Center


Who Should Attend

Attorneys and advocates interested in learning about housing law for low-income renters in New York should attend this informative program. Pro Bono attorneys deciding whether to take on a pro bono housing case are particularly encouraged to attend.

Cost: $0

Registration and More Information:  Click Here

  • CLE Credit Comments: CLE-NY Credits Credit Status: Approved Transitional: Newly admitted NY attorneys CAN earn ethics, professional practice, law practice management, and skills credits in this format. Total Credits: 3.50 Professional Practice: 3.50 CLE-NJ Credits Credit Status: Approved Total Credits: 3.60 General: 3.60
  • Contact:
    Leonard McKenzie
    Practising Law Institute
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