Speakers Discuss Emerging Issues in Mortgage Foreclosure, Tenants’ Rights

Speakers Discuss Emerging Issues in Mortgage Foreclosure, Tenants’ Rights

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Date: 11/03/2011

Albany Law School’s Tenant Foreclosure Protection Clinic hosted attorneys and advocates from around the country to discuss “Emerging Issues in Mortgage Foreclosure Affecting Tenants’ Rights and Remedies” on Thursday, Nov. 3, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

To watch a recording of the program: www.albanylaw.edu/webstream

Conference attendees examined issues renters are facing, explored potential solutions, and shared their experiences at helping renters who live in properties subject to foreclosure. Speakers included:

  • Oriana Carravetta, Tenant Foreclosure Clinic, Albany, N.Y.
  • Geraldine Doetzer, National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, Washington, D.C.
  • David Grossman, Harvard Legal Aid, Cambridge, Mass.
  • Samuel Levine, Project No One Leaves, Boston, Mass; Foreclosure Taskforce of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, Cambridge, Mass.
  • Purvi Shah, Community Justice Project of Florida Legal Services, Miami, Fla.
  • Maria Markovics, United Tenants of Albany, Albany, N.Y.
  • Jamie Webner, Project No One Leaves, Miami, Fla.

"Emerging Issues in Mortgage Foreclosure Affecting Tenants’ Rights and Remedies" was sponsored by New York State Homes & Community Renewal.