Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019 (“HSTPA”) — What Owners and Tenants (And Their Counsel) Need to Know

Thursday, October 31, 2019 | 9:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Program Co-Chairs:
Daniel M. Bernstein
Rosenberg & Estis, P.C.
Jennifer Kubicki
New York City Department of
Housing Preservation and Development

  • This program will present a critically needed synopsis of key changes to rent regulations enacted by the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019 (“HSTPA”) and the June 25, 2019 amendment to HSTPA. Experienced practitioners will explain intricacies of the changes and the program will also include a panel discussion among real estate stakeholders about the implications of these changes for NYC residential properties and best practices going forward.

    Live Program & Webcast: $99 for Members | $199 for Nonmembers
    Government/Non-Profit/Academic: Free for Members | $70 for Nonmembers
    Small Law Firm & Non-Legal Professional:  $40 for Members

    Members who are Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in any state or country 2017-2019), In-House/Corporate Counsel, or Judges attend this program for free.

  • Plenary Speakers:

    Senator Zellnor Y. Myrie
    New York State Senate, District 20

    RuthAnne Visnauskas
    Commissioner and CEO
    NYS Homes and Community Renewal

    Panel I:

    Luise A. Barrack
    Rosenberg & Estis, P.C.
    Ellen Davidson
    Staff Attorney, Law Reform Unit
    The Legal Aid Society
    David Hershey-Webb
    Himmelstein, McConnell, Gribben, Donoghue & Joseph LLP
    Andrea McArdle
    Professor of Law
    CUNY School of Law

    Panel II:

    Richard M. Froelich
    First Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
    New York City Housing Development Corporation
    Malcolm Punter
    President & CEO
    Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc.
    Jeremy Shell
    Principal and Executive Vice President
    TF Cornerstone, Inc.
    Karen Sherman
    Mark A. Willis
    Senior Policy Fellow
    NYU Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy

  • 9:15 am – 9:17 am Program Introduction & Overview
    Daniel M. Bernstein & Jennifer Kubicki
    9:17 am – 9:20 am Plenary Speakers Introduction
    Professor Andrea McArdle
    9:20 am – 9:45 am Plenary Speakers
    Senator Zellnor Y. Myrie & RuthAnne Visnauskas
    9:45 am – 11:15 am Panel I: HSTPA Impacts on Landlords and Tenants

    • Overview of Relevant HSTPA Changes
    • Discussion on the impacts on landlords and tenants
    • Q&A

    Luise A. Barrack, Ellen Davidson,  David Hershey-Webb, & Moderated By Professor Andrea McArdle

    11:15 am – 11:25 am Break
    11:25 am – 12:25 pm Panel II: HSTPA Impacts on the Development and Finance of Affordable Housing

    • Overview of Relevant HSTPA Changes
    • Discussion on the impacts on the development and finance of affordable housing
    • Q&A

    Richard M. Froelich, Malcolm Punter, Jeremy Shell, Mark Willis & Moderated By Karen Sherman

    12:25 pm – 12:30 pm Closing Remarks
    Daniel M. Bernstein & Jennifer Kubicki

  • CLE Credit
    New York:
    3.0 Professional Practice
    New Jersey:
    3.0 General
    3.0 General
    2.5 General

  • Sponsoring Association Committees:
    Administrative Law, Jeremy Zenilman, Chair
    Housing and Urban Development, Daniel M. Bernstein and Jennifer Kubicki, Co-Chairs
    Housing Court, Sara Wagner, Chair

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Angie Avila, Manager, Membership Outreach and Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 | aavila@nycbar.org