Ropes & Gray Joins MFY’s Externship Program

MFY Legal Services expanded its externship program with an associate from the law firm of  Ropes & Gray LLP, who began work on July 9, 2012. Working closely with experienced MFY attorneys, the extern will carry a full caseload, providing advice, counsel and representation in housing court and before administrative agencies. Ropes & Gray Joins …

Class Action Lawsuit Exposes Housing Scam that Exploits Homeless

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.

Harassing Tenants

The Daily News reports on a tenant rally to draw attention to abuses by three-quarter house operators.