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Landlord & Tenant 101: The Basics: What New Attorneys and Non-Housing Practitioners Need to Know About Eviction Proceedings

Date: December 7, 2009

If you are a recently admitted attorney, or an attorney whose work primarily consists of representation in non-housing matters, this training will give you the information you need to advise and represent clients who are facing the possibility of eviction. It will cover:

  • The basics of leases and terminations of tenancy
  • The requirements that housing be kept safe and habitable
  • Code enforcement tools and strategies, and retaliation issues
  • Timelines and procedures for "non-payment" and "holdover" eviction proceedings
  • Basic defenses and strategies
  • Considerations related to special populations (persons with disabilities; domestic violence; etc)
  • Special procedures and protections for tenants in foreclosure.
  • Identifying state and federally assisted housing.

Presenters:  Michael Hanley, Esq., Empire Justice Center, Rochester, NY; Margaret Perkins, LAWNY, Rochester, NY

Date of original presentation:  12/07/2009

Viewing time: 2 hours 2 minutes

CLE credits: 2.0 Professional Practice

Cost for viewing this training if CLE credit is requested: $60.00 for Not-for-Profit Agencies; $90.00 for Private Practice Attorneys.

There is no charge for viewing this training unless CLE credit is requested.

Financial Hardship Policy available upon request. Contact Michelle Peterson, Training Coordinator

Newly admitted attorneys in New York State can not receive CLE credit for online training.

If you are an attorney who is not licensed in New York State and want CLE credit, please check to see if your state allows New York State CLE credits to be applied to your state's CLE requirements.

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