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CITYLAW Breakfast with Vicki Been, Commissioner of the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development

November 13, 2015 @ 8:15 am - 9:30 am

CityLaw’s November breakfast features a talk by HPD Commissioner Vicki Been, head of the nation’s largest municipal housing agency. Been is charged with creating and implementing Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Five-Borough, Ten-Year Plan, a bold initiative to create or preserve 200,000 affordable homes and apartments over the next decade. Prior to her appointment as HPD Commissioner, she was Director for NYU’s Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy.

Anthony Crowell, Dean of New York Law School and former counselor to Mayor Bloomberg and Professor Ross Sandler, founding director of the Center for New York City Law at New York Law School, will give opening remarks.

CityLaw breakfasts are held six times a year at New York Law School and feature prominent speakers discussing current government and political issues. They are free and open to the public. The events are broadcast by NYC Media cable television throughout the five boroughs and webcast at www.nyls.edu. Founding sponsors of the breakfasts include Consolidated Edison, Verizon, and Greenberg Traurig. Special sponsor is Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP.

Admission is free.

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About New York Law School
Founded in 1891, New York Law School (NYLS) is an independent law school located in the heart of New York City’s legal, government, financial, and emerging tech centers. Known as “New York’s law school,” NYLS embraces the City as its classroom by complementing a rigorous legal education with an innovative and diverse set of “uniquely New York” experiential learning opportunities. Since opening its doors, NYLS has produced graduates who have gone on to hold high elected and appointed office in the City, lead large and small firms, and gain broad recognition as captains of business and industry. Its renowned faculty of prolific scholars has built the School’s strength in key areas of the law, including business and finance; government and public interest; and intellectual property, media, technology, and applied sciences. NYLS has more than 17,000 graduates and currently enrolls approximately 1,000 students in its full-time, part-time, and Two-Year Honors J.D. programs. The Law School also offers an advanced-degree program in Tax Law. The National Jurist rated NYLS No. 1 for clinical and experiential learning in New York State and No. 13 nationally. It also rated NYLS No. 15 nationally for its graduate Tax Law program. Readers of the New York Law Journal have ranked NYLS No. 1 for its graduate Tax Law program five years in a row. www.nyls.edu

Celebrating 125 years. Learn more at 125.nyls.edu.


November 13, 2015
8:15 am - 9:30 am
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New York Law School
185 West Broadway
New York, New York 10013

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