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LAS Condemns NYCHA Over Widespread Heat, Hot Water Outages

Residents have already submitted 130,000 individual complaints for outages this season, reports Bklyner.
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FOIL Disclosure: NYCHA Residents File Almost 60K Roach/Bedbug Work Orders

The Legal Aid Society demands more funding to assist public housing residents in light of the shocking numbers from the first nine months of 2019.
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LAS Calls on NYCHA to Prevent Heat, Hot Water Outages This Holiday Season

“No family should have to spend Christmas morning opening presents shivering, unable to enjoy a warm meal,” said The Legal Aid Society’s Judith Goldiner to the New York Daily News.
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LAS Argues for Rent Rebates on Behalf of NYCHA Tenants Before NYS Appellate Division

The action would provide rent rebates to residents who went without heat or hot water during specific parts of the 2017-2018 winter, reports Fox 5 NY.
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LAS Wins Stay for Client with Terminal Cancer in NYCHA Eviction Case

William Sanchez, a client of The Legal Aid Society and longtime resident of the Woodson Houses, is 64 years old and currently suffering from stage-four cancer, according to the New York Daily News.
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LAS Demands NYCHA Immediately Terminate Eviction Proceeding Against Client Suffering from Terminal Cancer

William Sanchez is 64 years old and suffers from stage-four cancer, according to the New York Daily News.
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LAS Calls on City Hall, Albany to Bolster Funding for NYCHA Capital Needs

The Legal Aid Society wants to fast-track capital funding to address over $3 billion needed for upgrades to heat and hot water systems at New York City Housing Authority developments throughout the city, reports Curbed New York.
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LAS Files Appeal to Secure NYCHA Tenants Rent Rebates for Heat/Hot Water Outages

The Legal Aid Society and Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP filed an appeal in Diamond v. New York City Housing Authority demanding that the agency issue rent abatements to residents who went without heat and hot water, according to the New York Post.
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FOIL Disclosure: Utilities Failed Over 290K NYCHA Residents Last Season

The disclosure - provided by The Legal Aid Society - revealed that 1,934 unplanned heat/hot water outages plagued over 131,000 units, according to a new report in The New York Post.
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LTE: Fixing NYCHA is More Than Politics

In today’s Daily News The Legal Aid Society's Judith Goldiner and Lucy Newman call for increased funding to support New York City Housing Authority capital renovations and upgrades.
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