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ERIC Number: ED276637
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 38
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Housing Issues: A Newcomer's Guide. 5.
Michael, Jean
A bilingual pamphlet containing practical law-related information for recent Russian Jewish immigrants to New York City, this document addresses housing issues. Following a brief description of the Newcomer series, 14 questions are listed, each followed by an answer. Questions asked include the necessity for a written lease when renting an apartment; contents of a lease; security deposits; housing discrimination; subleasing; definitions of rent control and rent stabilization; legal responsibilities of tenants; warranty of habitability; uncooperative landlords and the tenant's right to withhold rent; eviction attempts; financial housing assistance programs; and "co-ops". A final page, titled "Where to Go for Help," lists 14 relevant consumer and legal service agencies. (CBC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community
Language: EnglishRussian
Sponsor: Herman Muehlstein Foundation, New York, NY.; Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)