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Right to Counsel is a new law in NYC that provides free legal representation for eligible tenants. You may qualify based on:

  • Where you live in NYC
  • Income and household size
  • Your eviction notice

Where do you live in NYC?

This will help us find information about your Housing Court and legal services in your area.

    Where do you live in NYC?

    This will help us find information about your Housing Court and legal services in your area.

    Please select your development

    Your Income and Household size

    You may have the right to a free lawyer if your income is:

    Household SizeAnnual Income
    1$24,120
    2$32,480
    3$40,840
    4$49,200
    5$57,560
    6$65,920

    Do you think you are income eligible?



    There are many factors that go into determining income eligibility - if you’re not sure, talk to an attorney (continue on for a list of legal services) or the Human Resources Administration to find out if you are eligible.

    What type of Eviction Notice did you get?

    You must be served official court papers in order to be in an eviction proceeding.

    Get involved with the Right to Counsel movement!

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