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Tenants Facing Eviction in New York City Housing Court

  • Laura Abel
  • Kira Krenichyn
Published: February 2, 2007

More than two-thirds of tenants facing eviction in New York City Housing Court have no legal representation when they go before the court.  Additionally, the study finds that most people facing eviction have children in the household, that people facing eviction are disproportionately African-Americans, and that many of them are low-income senior citizens.