This article is adapted from our Rent Update newsletter. You can sign up here to get it or fill out the form at the bottom of this post. While renters and landlords are finally able to seek funds from the state’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program, New York homeowners have been waiting more than a year […]
This article is adapted from our Rent Update newsletter that focuses on the issues facing renters and landlords during the pandemic. You can sign up here to get it or fill out the form at the bottom of this post. After more than a year’s wait for substantial relief for tenants and landlords, the application portal for […]
The subways are running around the clock again, restaurants are welcoming back customers and nearly half of the adults in the city are at least half way to vaccination. With public life rebounding and the citywide primary election quickly approaching, the next round of Civic Newsroom — our wide-ranging effort to better understand what voters […]
Some New Yorkers who lost work at the start of the pandemic have passed the one-year mark. But that doesn’t necessarily mean your benefits are over. Here’s what you need to do.
The pandemic-spurred protections will stretch beyond the May 1 deadline, with state rent relief aid on the way. Here’s what you need to know — and do.
Some 300,000 undocumented New Yorkers are now eligible for help under the historic Excluded Workers Fund established in the state budget. But there are still some more hurdles to get the cash. Here’s a breakdown.
After a year of Band-Aids, lawmakers in Albany finally have the big bucks to pass a substantial relief program as part of the state budget. Here’s what you need to know about what’s on the table for renters, landlords and homeowners.
New Yorkers are coming up on a lot of one-year anniversaries as they remember the moments when COVID-19 first upended life as it was before. For millions of workers, one of those moments was first needing to figure out how to get through the backlogged phone lines of New York State’s archaic unemployment system when […]
We hear from a lot of tenants who are afraid of losing their homes during the pandemic. (We also hear from a lot of small landlords who are worried, too. If you’re a small landlord, here are some resources.) When we teamed up with our friends at Documented — a nonprofit news organization that focuses […]