Attorney General Letitia James Announces Funding for Tenant Legal Assistance Program

Posted to Applied Web NY on Tue, 08/04/2020 - 12:53

NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James, launched the Tenant Legal Assistance Program to provide $742,000 in funding for organizations to offer tenants free legal assistance in Upstate New York and Long Island who face eviction during the COVID-19 crisis. Funds from the 2012 National Mortgage Settlement, the largest consumer financial protection settlement in the history of our nation, will be used for this program to support one year of funding.

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