By Ann Dibble, Director, Tenants' Rights, New York Legal Assistance Group
Yesterday I had the opportunity to join a number of advocates, tenants, academics and legal services providers in testifying before the New York City Council Committee on Courts & Legal Services. We were there to speak in support of Intro 214-A, legislation introduced in March 2014 by Council Members Mark Levine and Vanessa Gibson, has been sponsored by 41 members of the Council and the Public Advocate, has been endorsed by the New York Times Editorial Board.
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