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Kat Meyers

The Legal Aid Society
Staff Attorney, Law Reform Unit
New York, NY, USA


Kat Meyers is a staff attorney in the Civil Practice Law Reform Unit in which she focuses on housing policy and law. 

Prior to her current position, she was a staff attorney in the Tenant Rights Coalition in the Bronx Neighborhood Office in which she represented tenant associations in affirmative litigation.  Throughout her career, she has focused on housing and government benefits issues with respect to housing subsidies. While a member of the Housing Unit, she represented hundreds of tenants in housing court, and in Article 78 proceedings with regard to terminations or denials from Section 8 voucher programs.

As a member of the “FHEPS Team” at The Legal Aid Society, Kat has advised service providers across the city on the rent subsidy program, advocated with City and State entities, and assisted in class action litigation to address inequities in the subsidy guidelines.

Kat received her B.A. in Contemporary Race Relations and Human Rights from New York University and her J.D. from City University of New York School of Law.

Kat Meyers is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Rent Subsidies for Tenants in New York (July 7, 2017) - New York Housing Law for the Low-Income Client 2017, Friday, October 20, 2017
Rent Subsidy Programs for Tenants in New York (PowerPoint slides) - New York Housing Law for the Low-Income Client 2018, Thursday, September 27, 2018
Rent Subsidies for Tenants in New York (July 5, 2018) - New York Housing Law for the Low-Income Client 2018, Thursday, September 27, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Common Subsidies New York State/City Rental Subsidies Important to Low-Income Clients - New York Housing Law for the Low-Income Client 2018, Friday, September 28, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Common Subsidies New York State/City Rental Subsidies Important to Low-Income Clients - Common Subsidies New York State/City Rental Subsidies Important to Low-Income Clients, Friday, September 28, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Common Subsidies New York State/City Rental Subsidies Important to Low-Income Clients - Common Subsidies New York State/City Rental Subsidies Important to Low-Income Clients, Friday, September 28, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs New York Housing Law for the Low-Income Client 2018, Thursday, October 04, 2018, New York, NY
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