Center for New York City Law


The Center for New York City Law, the Center for Real Estate Studies and the
Impact Center for Public Interest Law present

Housing Law and Policy in the Time of COVID-19

Anthony W. Crowell, Dean and President, New York Law School

Andrew Scherer, Visiting Associate Professor of Law
Policy Director, Impact Center for Public Interest Law

Monday, June 1, 2020

2:00pm – 3:00pm


1 Credit in the areas of Professional Practice (New York transitional and nontransitional)


Registrants will receive the seminar link, materials, and detailed instructions about how to obtain CLE credit, 48 hours before the event.

This CLE will address the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic on housing law and policy in New York.  The session will address questions like what is happening with the courts, evictions, rent collection and lease obligations. The session will also address federal, state and local legal and policy measures that are being proposed to avert evictions and homelessness.

NYLS is certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of Continuing Legal Education in the State of New York. NYLS  has been provisionally accredited to offer synchronous web-based CLE until June 30, 2020 due to COVID-19.

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