It was already after 11, but the morning rush at Brooklyn Housing Court was still in full swing, with the crowd surrounding Patricia Lemon's desk growing steadily. A young man led an elderly blind woman who was being evicted by the New York City Housing Authority; she needed to know which courtroom to report to. A woman with her baby in a stroller spoke no English and needed help responding to her Sunset Park landlord's dispossess notice. A gray-haired Caribbean man held a crumpled notice from a city marshal, who had already hauled away all his furniture and changed the locks on his Woodruff Avenue apartment. Clearly confused, the man told Lemon, "I don't live... More >>>