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Overview of Housing Court and Tenant Screening Reports

April 7
40 Worth Street
room 606

First we will learn about tenant screening reports. We will discuss ways to minimize the impact of housing court cases on the ability to rent housing.

Then learn what happens in Housing Court: nonpayment cases, holdover cases, and hp actions. This workshop will cover the typical course of an eviction case including how to understand the court papers, how to prepare for the court case, and what defenses a tenant can claim in their case. We will also discuss the types of help that are available and how advocates can help their clients.