MFY Legal Services filed a special proceeding charging that the NYS Department of Health failed to comply with its obligation to enforce laws and regulations protecting adult home residents from psychological abuse and financial exploitation. MFY Sues NYS Department of Health to Ensure Protection of Disabled Adult Home Residents
MFY Legal Services and Harwood Feffer LLP filed suit against Steven J. BAum PC, a law firm that files 40% of the foreclosure actions in New York State, charging unfair debt collection and deceptive practices in filing thousands of foreclosure lawsuits. Law Firm Sued for Undermining New York State’s Protections for Homeowners in …
The New York State Court of Appeals ruled yesterday that the New York City Department of Education (DOE) acted in an arbitrary and capricious manner in denying employment clearance to a clerical aide because of a 13-year-old criminal record.
A Queens Supreme Court judge granted MFY’s motion to dismiss a foreclosure action against a Queens homeowner by showing that HSBC, as trustee for a residential mortgage-backed security trust, did not own the note or the mortgage and therefore had no legal standing to foreclose. Queens-Homeowner-Beats-Back-HSBC’s-Attempt-to-Foreclose
MFY charges that three companies that rent housing units to people leaving the shelter system, substance abuse programs and prisons engaged in widespread deceptive practices, pressured tenants into signing away their rights, violated the rent stabilization code and laws, and unlawfully evicted tenants onto the street when they became unprofitable.
A class action lawsuit charges that Bank of America broke the law by failing to carry through on contractual promises to permanently modify mortgage payments for New York homeowners who successfully completed the trial modification period under the federal government’s Make Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP).
The suit charges that McMillan’s Home Care Agency consistently exploited workers, underpaying them, and never paying overtime, even though most employees worked over 60 hours each week.