Report: Home Court Advantage: How Landlords Are Winning and Tenants Are Losing in Brooklyn Housing Court

Every year, hundreds of thousands of cases go before New York City’s housing courts. In Kings County, both landlords seeking evictions and tenants seeking necessary repairs must bring their cases in Brooklyn’s Housing Court. Unfortunately, they are compelled to use an overburdened system that struggles with the sheer volume of cases it receives. And problems due to the high volume of cases are exacerbated by problems with facilities, services, and legal procedures at Brooklyn Housing Court.

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