Evictions

Both ‘good cause’ and a tax break for developers are doomed, and other things tenants should know about what made the cut in the state capital.
Illustrating a growing trend, a private equity firm that scooped up hundreds of rental units in The Bronx is forcing some tenants out, making the case for “Good Cause” eviction protections.
A group called Homeowners for an Affordable New York is dialing voters and patching them through to their local reps.
Bill de Blasio guaranteed Housing Court attorneys to all in need. That may not be enough when the eviction freeze expires as soon as Jan. 15.
State lawmakers renew and rework tenant relief to fit a Supreme Court decision won by property owners — cheering advocates but drawing threats of further legal action.
A special session in Albany is imminent to extend a pandemic pause keeping tenants in their homes following a Supreme Court strikedown. Meanwhile, a $2.7 billion relief program still struggles to get aid paid.
New Gov. Kathy Hochul vowed to speed up the state’s rent relief program. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court struck down the federal eviction moratorium and gutted the state moratorium, which ends Tuesday. Here’s what you need to know.
The feds have extended the residential evictions moratorium to Oct. 3, overriding New York’s Aug. 31 deadline. Meanwhile, applying for rent relief could offer additional protection against eviction. Here’s what you need to know.
Tenants and landlords still have two months to apply before the state’s rent moratorium expires. Here’s what you need to know — including how to get help in tapping the $2.7 billion first-come, first-served pot of funding.
The state recently announced a plan to use more than $540 million of federal relief funds to help homeowners at risk of foreclosure due to the pandemic. But will the aid be enough — and will it reach homeowners soon enough?
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The $2.4 billion state program, funded by the latest federal stimulus package, aims to help owners and residents by paying off rent debt. Here’s what you’ll need to apply.
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.
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.
THE CITY talked to some experts and got the answer to this common reader question. We found tenants have rights, regardless of immigration status.
Housing advocates made a tool to help tenants easily fill out and submit the hardship declaration required to stave off eviction proceedings until at least May 1.
New York forces FHEPS voucher applicants to get sued for eviction before they can qualify for help — impossible during a Housing Court moratorium approaching its first anniversary.
THE CITY’s Open Newsroom team breaks down some of the latest info about renting in NYC. Sign up for our tenants’ newsletter for the latest updates.
THE CITY’s Open Newsroom team breaks down some of the latest info about renting in NYC. Sign up for our tenants’ newsletter for the latest updates.
THE CITY’s Open Newsroom team breaks down some of the latest info about renting in NYC. Sign up for our tenants’ newsletter for the latest updates.
Besieged by COVID-19, hundreds of city business owners, from clothiers to restaurateurs, are facing lawsuits over missed rent payments as revenue has all but vanished for many.