Housing Court Judge - Civil Court, City of New York

Full Time
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POSITION TITLE: HOUSING COURT JUDGE

LOCATION: CIVIL COURT, CITY OF NEW YORK

BASE SALARY: $ 189,900


QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to the New York State Bar for five (5) years; two (2) of which have been in an active and relevant practice, qualified by training, interest, experience, judicial temperament and knowledge of federal, state and
local Housing laws and programs. Housing Court Judges are appointed to a five (5) year term.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF WORK:
Under the direction of Deputy Chief Administrative Judge, Housing Court Judges preside over non-jury trials and other proceedings in the Housing Part of the Civil Court of the City of New York. Proceedings relate to housing conditions and disputes between landlords and tenants, including defaults in payment of rent and defaults by either party on 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. The proceedings also include actions commenced by landlords, tenants or government agencies charged with the responsibility of maintaining housing conditions. A Housing Court Judge may recommend remedies or procedures or sanctions, other than those originally sought by the party, provided they will be more effective to accomplish compliance with the laws or to protect and promote the public interest. Assignment of actions and proceedings to Housing Court Judges, the conduct of the trial, the contents and filing of the Housing Court Judge’s decisions and all matters incidental to the operation of the Housing Part shall be in accordance with the rules which may be promulgated pursuant to Section 110 of the New York Civil Court Act.

GENERAL INFORMATION:
All interested persons meeting the qualifications for these positions may obtain a questionnaire by emailing ldunlapm@nycourts.gov or writing or appearing in person at the Office of the Deputy Chief Administrative Judge George J. Silver, 111 Centre Street, Room 1240, New York, New York 10013. The questionnaire form and waivers must be completed and returned to the same address no later than close of business on April 22, 2021. Screening and interviews will be scheduled where appropriate.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Please submit an original and one (1) additional copy. Appointments are made by the Chief Administrative Judge from a list
recommended by the Housing Court Advisory Council. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO COMPLETE THE EEO DATA COLLECTION FORM.

POSTING DATE: February 18, 2021

QUESTIONNAIRE MUST BE POSTMARKED OR RECEIVED BY: April 22, 2021
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