Printer Friendly

Wanted: Housing Court judges.

Wanted: Housing Court judges

David Rosenberg, the chairperson of the Advisory Council for the Housing Part of the Civil Court of the City of New York, announced that the Advisory Council had begun the process of soliciting applications of Housing Court Judge positions which may become available during 1992. At this time it is not known how many will be available during 1992.

In order to encourage interest in applying, and to provide sufficient time for a full review of the applications prior to Jan. 1992, applications will be accepted through Oct. 18, 1991. The present salary for Housing Court Judges is $79,000 per year.

Housing Court Judges, who are appointed for a five-year term, are required to have been admitted to the Ear of the State of New York for at least five years, two of which must have been in active practice. In addition, they must be qualified by training, interest, experience and judicial temperament and knowledge of federal, state, and local housing laws and programs.

Under the direction of Civil Court Administrative Judge, Jacqueline W. Silbermann, the 35 Housing Court Judges preside over non-jury trials and other dispositions in the Housing Part of the Civil Court of the City of New York. The proceedings relate to housing conditions and disputes between landlords and tenants, including defaults in the payment of rent and defaults by either party in other obligations under a lease, as well as the enforcement of all applicable state and local laws, rules, and regulations applicable to housing accommodations in the City of New York. They include proceedings commenced by landlords, tenants, or government agencies charged with the responsibility of maintaining housing conditions.

Rosenberg said persons interested in applying to become Housing Court Judges should obtain a questionnaire by either writing or appearing in person at the Office of Administrative Judge Jacqueline W. Silbermann, Civil Court of the City of New York, Room 1240, 111 Centre Street, New York, New York 10013. Since Oct. 18, 1991, has been established as the cutoff date for the complete and submit the questionnaire as soon as possible.
COPYRIGHT 1991 Hagedorn Publication
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 1991, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Real Estate Weekly
Date:Sep 11, 1991
Previous Article:Two Times Square offers bi-level retail location.
Next Article:RTC chooses CPA's for hotel work.

Related Articles
After owner victory: 'we'll wait & see.' (providing a more fair and efficient New York City housing court)
High stakes, low courts.
Housing Court judges sought.
Judging NYC Housing Court judges.
'Commandments Judge' fails at high court, but testifies in Congress.
Judge says this tragedy didn't have to happen.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2016 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters