New York City Land Use CLE

Presented by the Center for New York City Law at New York Law School


Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


New York Law School 185 West Broadway (between Worth and Leonard Streets)


3.0 Transitional and Nontransitional CLE Credits in Professional Practice


$100 registration fee

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Multiple Dwelling Law, Housing Maintenance Code and Affordable Housing

1:30 – 2:00
Event Check-in

2:00 – 2:50
Session 1: Multiple Dwelling Law – Its History and Impact

  • James P. Colgate – Partner, Bryan Cave
  • Phyllis Arnold – General Counsel, Urban Resource Institute

2:50 – 3:20
Session 2: Housing Maintenance Code – Its History and Impact

  • Harold Shultz, Retired Dep. Comm. HPD – History of the Housing Maintenance Code
  • John Warren, Workforce Housing Group – Comment on the impact of the Code


3:30 – 5:00
Session 3: Basements: A Case for Conversions to Apartments

Overview of the report:

  • Katherine Leitch, Policy Analyst, CHPC
  • Sarah Watson, Deputy Director, CHPC
  • Vicki Been, Professor, New York University School of Law

Followed by a panel discussion moderated by Vicki Been, Professor, New York University School of Law with:

  • Jerilyn Perine – Executive Director, CHPC
  • Stuart Beckerman – Principal, Law Office of Slater and Beckerman P.C.
  • Alexander Garvin – Adjunct Professor of Urban Planning and Management at Yale University and the President & CEO of AGA Public Realm Strategists
  • Howard Goldman – Partner, Goldman Harris LLC

Seats will only be held after receiving full payment. If you would rather not use our online payment option, Mastercard and Visa payments (not AMEX) can be made over the phone at (212) 431-2855. Checks should be made payable to “New York Law School” and mailed to:

Lillian Valle-Santiago
Center for New York City Law 
New York Law School
185 West Broadway
New York, NY 10013-2921.

If your schedule changes and you are unable to attend, please note the deadline to request a refund is March 20, 2017.

New York Law School students and faculty: A number of comped spots are available for current, active NYLS students and faculty members. If you would like to attend this program, please e-mail Lillian Valle-Santiago at to make arrangements.CLE financial aid assistance is available. Application for financial aid assistance must be received no later than three weeks prior to a course offering. To view the New York Law School financial aid policies for CLE events, please visit more information? Require special accommodations? Contact coordinator Lillian Valle-Santiago at 212.431.2855 or York Law School has been certified by the New York State Board of Continuing Legal Education as an Accredited Provider of Continuing Legal Education in the State of New York. This program is approved for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.