Right to Counsel passed on August 11, 2017. It will be phased in over the next 5 years. That means that by 2022, all income eligible tenants in NYC will have the right to an attorney when facing an eviction in Housing Court. Find more information on the phase in and implementation here.
To find find out how this applies to you, go to www.evictionfreenyc.org, where you will be connected to legal resources and tenant organizing resources in your neighborhood.