CMS’ New Effort Helps Eviction Victims Get Legal Representation

Catholic Migration Services is part of an effort advocating for free lawyers in housing court, which is guaranteed by law in NYC for qualifying tenants facing eviction. But now, 17,000 litigants who qualify for the service still don’t have one — but their cases are moving forward in court anyway.

Only In Print: CCBQ Reflecting on Solar Power

Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens has contracted with Houston-based EDP Renewables to purchase green energy for affordable housing buildings. It is one more step to answering Pope Francis’ “Laudato Sí” encyclical.