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This program offers 3.00 New York State Social Work CPE credits for licensed master social workers (LMSWs) and licensed clinical social workers (LCSWs). Please email a request to PLICredits@pli.edu if you would like Social Work CPE for this program.
Full scholarships, registration fee waivers, and discounts are widely available to attorneys and staff working for nonprofit/legal services organizations; pro bono attorneys/volunteers (providing no-fee legal assistance to clients individually or through an organization); government attorneys; judges and judicial law clerks; law professors and law students; senior attorneys (age 65 and over); unemployed attorneys; and others with financial hardships. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.
Why You Should Attend
This program provides an overview of New York law that affects many low-income tenants, and will cover key topics such as eligibility for subsidies, procedures for challenging denials and terminations of subsidies, Housing Court practice and procedural basics, and New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) administrative proceedings.
What You Will Learn
- Common New York State/City rental subsidies important to low-income clients
- Housing Court 101: Practice tips for attorneys representing tenants and an update regarding the New York City Right to Counsel Law
- New York City Housing Authority Administrative (NYCHA) policies and administrative proceedings
Who Should Attend
Whether you already work in this field or are considering taking a pro bono case, you will benefit from this training. This is an area where capable legal representation can help families save their homes and avoid the displacement and disruption that results from eviction.