Borough President Gibson and Levine’s Statement in Response to Legal Aid, Legal Services NYC and NYLAG Calling on OCA to Slow the Calendaring of Housing Court Cases

Today, The Legal Aid Society called on the New York State Office of Court Administration (OCA) to slow the calendaring of housing court cases to ensure that low-income New Yorkers facing eviction have legal representation, as intended by New York City’s Right To Counsel (RTC) program. Due to overwhelming demand, Legal Aid announced today that…