It seems firmly established that Legal Aid does not render effective assistance of counsel, in the constitutional sense, to the indigents of New York City.
What rights does or should a tenant, who has taken lawful action to compel his landlord to comply with housing regulations and statutes, have against conduct by the landlord intended to penalize the tenant for such action?
The decision of the Supreme Court in Dandridge v. Williams does not mean the end of substantive rights of AFDC recipients. By the use of established constitutional arguments, and the statutory provisions and purposes of the Social Security Act and
The reopening of these vacant units will by no means serve as a solution to the housing crisis, but it would offer a constructive method for providing housing to those now in need of shelter until adequate housing is provided