De Blasio Launches $12.3M Plan to Help Tenants Fighting Off Evictions Get Legal Aide

Mayor de Blasio launched a plan Monday to hire lawyers to help tenants fight off evictions and avoid becoming homeless.

The city will spend $12.3 million on the new legal services program, bringing total spending to combat eviction and landlord harassment to $60 million, enough to get 113,000 people legal representation.

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