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Housing Court Committee

The Housing Court Committee focuses on landlord-tenant law, the structure and function of the New York City Housing Court and issues relating to self-represented litigants in the Housing Court. The Committee also participates in the Judiciary Committee's evaluation of candidates for Housing Court.

The Housing Court Committee is planning several initiatives for 2011-2012, including:
•  A report on Housing Court, its history, its evolution, and its future, timed to be released for the 40th Anniversary of Housing Court;
•  Newsletter- new issues in housing law in NYC;
•  Mentorship and mock trial program;
•  Training manual: “Housing Court for Pro Se Landlords”; and
•  Panels- including representatives from relevant agencies.


Recent Reports

A Tenant's Guide to the New York City Housing Court - English ( PDF )
Subject area: Housing Court

A Tenant's Guide to the New York City Housing Court - Spanish ( PDF )
Subject area: Housing Court

For the full list of committee reports click here