Council Bills Aim to Combat Illegal Evictions

City Councilmember Sandy Nurse (D-Brooklyn) is introducing a package of bills that aims to curb illegal evictions, citing THE CITY’s reporting on tenants locked out of their apartments by landlords.

Titled the Stop Illegal Evictions Act, the four bills Nurse intends to introduce Thursday would increase penalties on building owners who illegally remove tenants and widen who can bring unlawful eviction cases in Housing Court.

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