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Training: Housing Court: Eviction Proceedings (Benefits Plus Learning Center)

Speaker - Yvonne Peña, Community Service Society

Non-attorney advocates can play an important role in helping tenants avoid the most dangerous pitfalls of Housing Court.  Find out how NYC housing court works and how you can negotiate housing court on behalf of households facing an eviction.   Learn the ways to answer a petition for non-payment, what types of defenses a tenant can employ and how to implement them, and the various outcomes that may result.   Learn what a stipulation is and whether it is a good option for your client.  Finally, discover what will happen when a judge signs an eviction order and how to delay or stop an eviction.    

Target Audience: Non-attorney housing and social service providers seeking an introduction to the housing court process. 

Approved for 3.0 CEU credits. 

The Community Service Society of New York SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0213.

Tuition: $75.00 -  Sign up by 03/01/17 for the Early Bird price of $60.00

Scheduling note: This training session had originally been scheduled for March 15. 


The Benefit Plus Learning Center equips social service professionals to effectively navigate the public benefit system through its high quality training opportunities.

NOTE: Not all courses have been approved for CEU credit. We are currently in the process of obtaining approval for additional courses. See the full Benefits Plus Winter/Spring 2017 training schedule to find out which classes have been approved to date.

You must bring a government issued ID to enter the 633 3rd Avenue building. 
Questions about registation? Email rmolina@cssny.org





Host: Community Service Society
Community Service Society (New York, NY)
633 3rd Avenue, 10th Fl.
Conf. Room A1
New York, NY 10017
Directions: The Community Service Society of New York is located at 40th Street and Third Ave, near Grand Central Station. Subway (to Grand Central): 4, 5, 6, 7, S Bus (to Grand Central) M101, M102, M103, M1, M2, M3, M4, Q32 AND M42