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Brooklyn A’s mission is to advance social and economic justice and community empowerment through innovative, collaborative, neighborhood-based legal representation and advocacy. We assist individuals, families, not-for-profit community-based organizations (CBOs), community development corporations (CDCs), and coalitions in sustaining and developing vibrant, healthy communities.

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Latest Brooklyn A News

Thomas McC. Souther Named Chair of Brooklyn A Board of Directors

Thomas McC. Souther Named Chair of Brooklyn A Board of Directors

Brooklyn A is proud to announce the appointment of Thomas McC. Souther as Chair of our Board of Directors. Souther is a partner in the White Collar Litigation and Investigations Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP's New York office. He received his J.D. in 1984 from Fordham University School of Law.[...]
Queens Homeowners: Attend a Workshop to Learn About Your Homeownership Rights on May 17th
Pass It On!

Pass It On!

Passing on affordable apartments to family members is a big part of keeping NYC affordable. This guide will show you how.  Click the image below for the full poster. [...]
New Poster Helps Families In NYC Remain In Their Affordable Homes

New Poster Helps Families In NYC Remain In Their Affordable Homes

APRIL 6, 2016 (Brooklyn, NY) - The shortage of affordable housing in New York City is well known, and as Mayor de Blasio works to advance his city-wide housing plan, efforts to create new affordable housing have been extensively reported upon. Much less has been written about efforts to preserve the[...]
BKA, First NY Legal Services NPO to Successfully Have A Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Filing Confirmed

BKA, First NY Legal Services NPO to Successfully Have A Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Filing Confirmed

A chapter 11 reorganization is the most complex of all bankruptcy cases and generally the most expensive; on average bankruptcy firms will usually charge a retainer between $20,000 - $100,000 to file a chapter 11, depending on the complexity. A chapter 11 should be considered only after careful analysis and[...]
Brooklyn A Rallies Over 94 Franklin Avenue

Brooklyn A Rallies Over 94 Franklin Avenue

Brooklyn A held a rally at 94 Franklin Avenue on the morning of Thursday April 14th, where tenants have been out of their homes for over 10 months due to the deliberate demolition work done by the landlord and the construction of an unauthorized and unpermitted building just behind theirs (which[...]

 
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