NYC Ordered To Extend Sandy Hotel Aid Program

Law360, New York (May 15, 2013, 4:26 PM EDT) -- A New York state judge on Wednesday ordered New York City to extend housing assistance to certain residents rendered homeless by Superstorm Sandy past a planned end date of May 31, saying the city failed to properly inform the victims that it would soon stop paying for their hotels.

Justice Margaret A. Chan ruled that while the plaintiffs did not have a property interest in the hotel program to pay for their stays indefinitely, they do have a property interest in receiving housing benefits for longer...
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