Housing Court

Comptroller Scott Stringer calls for changes to help non-English speakers at NYC housing courts (Credit: Kevin Rincon/1010 WINS)

Comptroller Stringer Calls For Changes To Help Non-English Speakers At NYC Housing Court

The comptroller released a letter to the state’s unified court system calling for improvements, including new signage and expanding the use of help centers in courts.

02/23/2015

A woman claims her family home is being occupied by squatters who filed a fake deed (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Claims Squatters Filed Fake Deed To Family Home

Jennifer Merin said the home she spent so much time in as a child in Laurelton, Queens has been taken over by squatters who she claims filed a fake property deed with the city that claimed ownership.

10/13/2014

Brooklyn landlord Joel Israel, accused of demolishing apartments, appears in court (Credit: CBS 2)

Landlord Accused Of Destroying Apartments To Force Out Tenants Appears In Court

A Brooklyn landlord accused of demolishing his tenants’ apartments in an effort to force them out appeared in housing court Thursday.

03/27/2014