As the situation with COVID-19 evolves, we at TakeRoot Justice are further adapting to continue helping marginalized New Yorkers all over the city since our last update. As our usual caseloads keep going, we’re also piloting new programs to help partners
TakeRoot Justice has sued the authority, alleging the elevators and other persistent problems violate residents’ rights to live in safe, healthy conditions. A judge has ordered NYCHA to improve conditions, but the coronavirus has given renewed urgency to making fixes.
Abogados de la firma Take Root Justice y funcionarios electos resaltaron que esta lucha de los inquilinos puede ser una larga batalla.
Tenants who helped derail development at two aging Yorkville public housing complexes are suing to demand decent living conditions.
We’ve been on the front lines helping people keep one of the most vital and intrinsic parts of their lives – their homes. Our housing team works with tenants and organizers across the city to fight for their rights to
We are looking for current law students to intern with us this summer, in Capacity Building, Consumer Justice, Equitable Neighborhoods, Housing & Tenants' Rights, Immigrants' Rights, or Workers' Rights.
Tenants at Linden Plaza, with the support of Legal Services Corporation A and the Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation, have now filed a class-action federal lawsuit against the owner as well as the federal and city agencies.
Tenants of a Bedford-Stuyvesant building went to court on Thursday to delay action on the eviction of a longtime resident, renewing a two-year battle in which they’ve accused their landlord of harassment and deception.
In this episode of Third Rail we focus on those in Central Brooklyn who are on the front line of gentrification: tenants and renters.
Bianca Macpherson, who crafted the original language for the Major Capital Improvements bill after “hundreds of meetings” with tenants, said that she saw this lawsuit coming. “This lawsuit was expected. Their strategy is to distract the tenant movement from moving forward