Celebrating Right to Counsel

In August of 2017, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill that made New York City the first city in the country to offer free legal services to all tenants facing eviction in housing court and public housing authority termination of tenancy proceedings.

One year later, we are already seeing incredible results for tenants across our city. Read this full report on how Right to Counsel has helped us make equal justice a reality for all New Yorkers.