ERAP protections, housing court issues stymying landlord action
Small landlords, the impact can be disastrous
Mom-and-pop owners protest failures of state’s rent relief
Again, this hurts tenants as well as landlords.
70,000-case backlog pushes landlords to the breaking point
Process more eviction cases than any other city in the nation
Court system agreed to adjourn cases by up to three weeks and use that time to match tenants with an […]
Eviction filings are actually lower than pre-pandemic levels
Federal allocation is 7% of what state requested
“Good Cause Eviction” bill will strictly limit rent increases and evictions on New York City renters.
Landlords argue 2019 reform amounted to taking of property
Took the money and still evicted the tenants
Backlog of tenant-landlord cases opens to confusion among courts
Relief needs approval by the state legislature and would take months
How am I protected from eviction?
Gov. Hochul has asked for almost $1 billion in additional funding
Letter by CA, IL, NY officials, among others, asks HUD to stay proceedings on low-income tenants who applied for relief
After federal court said law may be unconstitutional, ruling on personal liability clauses could have broad implications
The Rent Stabilization Association (RSA) has filed an amended complaint
Funds are first-come, first-served
Tenants withholding rent until the landlord forgives the debt
As nonpayment cases pile up, owners pursue money judgments in civil court
As of September 22, the state has allocated $1.6 billion in federal funds
In-person appearances on tap as courts dismiss warnings of “sickness and death”
Gov. Kathy Hochul touts $1.2B set aside for landlords, with $399M paid out
State legislature passed an extension on the state’s eviction moratorium
Draft legislation does not make tenants produce evidence of hardship
Justices rule Biden’s eviction ban unconstitutional
Without rent relief, property owners weigh whether to wait or sell
Frustration with NY’s rental assistance program endures, but owners worry speaking out could impact their applications
“I am not at all satisfied with the pace that this COVID relief is getting out the door,”
Hundreds of new eviction cases were filed last week after a court ruling weakened the state moratorium
Billions of dollars have yet to be distributed by the state to help renters and landlords
Landlords could technically start filing suits immediately to evict tenants
A provision that instructed housing judges not to evict tenants who have been found to have suffered financial hardship.
Tenant applications for over $460 million in aid had been approved but were awaiting landlord participation
Without rent relief, property owners weigh whether to wait or sell
Local logjams have meant just $3B of $47B has been sent to tenants, landlords
One Shot Deal funds $150M in rent arrears each year; a progressive think tank wants Eric Adams to double that
State has distributed just $117K in rent relief from $2.7B pot, with 160K applications filed
When it expires, renters will have to start paying again, or risk eviction and court
Eviction moratorium keeps them from being kicked out
Split-court ruling means landlords must endure for at least another month
A new rent assistance fund began accepting applications this month
Federal moratorium set to end June 30; but tenant advocates maintain wave of evictions will follow
The overall jump in expenses: 15%.
Program will allocate $2.7B to tenants, landlords hit hard by pandemic
Five separate suits challenging the law’s constitutionality are still taking up space on court dockets.
New York’s rent relief site goes live — without applications New site has information on rental relief program
Mayor signs bill giving representation to all low-income renters facing eviction
State must offer funds directly to tenants if landlords choose not to participate in the program
New York landlords and tenants will gain access to $2.3 billion in federal aid allocated by the state.
Frustrated landlords demand Albany get rent aid out the door
The extender bill is expected to go to a full vote in the Senate and Assembly later this week.
Small landlords in the NYC area to find out what this means for them.
Newly bill, would bar evictions and rent increases for one year in cases where landlords accept aid.
Albany finally have the big bucks to pass a substantial relief program as part of the state budget
There are no easy options when it comes to collecting back rent these days, so landlords would be wise to […]
Second Round of Rent Relief Reached Even Fewer People Than First
Barely 1% of tenants owing rent have received aid in second round
The state legislature is set to extend the eviction moratorium on small businesses and landlords with fewer than 10 apartment […]
Blanket moratorium on evictions is unconstitutional.
Thousands of small landlords who have had their finances fractured by a year of eviction moratoria
Tenants owe landlords $57 billion. What happens when they don’t pay?
Newly amended legislation would distribute $1.3B in federal funds.
Repeat of the foreclosure crisis with a disproportionate impact on Black and Hispanic landlords.
It’s been nearly a year since the start of the pandemic — and for some retailers, that means it’s been […]
Ban evictions of businesses with fewer than 50 employees until May 1
Biden is expected to move quickly to extend protections for renters, Bloomberg reported, and may sign an executive order within […]
If a tenant files a Hardship Declaration with an Owner, the Owner cannot bring an eviction proceeding before May 1, […]
Cuomo had previously said he intended to extend existing legislation limiting evictions, portions of which were to expire at the […]
Move comes hours after governor says current regime will be extended
“We have this big coalition of organizations that are working to put pressure on the landlords directly to reduce the […]
$60M in funds will be returned to federal government if not used by Dec. 30 deadline
Lawsuit sought to overturn laws signed in response to the pandemic
Advocates say that the tenants living in an estimated tens of thousands of basement apartments represent some of the city’s […]
Marshals recently carried out the first legal residential eviction in New York City since the start of the pandemi
The extension comes as a pause on Civil Court deadlines was about to run out — which would have opened […]
CDC rules say such tenants can’t be physically removed from their homes before the end of the year.
It’s been 16 months since the new rent laws were passed. What has the impact been on NYC rent-stabilized and […]
In a memo released Oct. 9, Administrative Judge Lawrence Marks said that residential evictions — including those for non-payment of […]
Millions of renters believe they will be evicted from their homes in the next two months due to eviction, according […]
The first stimulus package, the $2.2 trillion CARES Act, passed with bipartisan support in March and helped stave off a […]
“It doesn’t stop evictions. It doesn’t stop cases from moving forward. It doesn’t stop landlords from filing cases…
It applies to restaurants, bars, gyms, theaters, retailers subject to in-person restrictions, barbershops, hair salons, tattoo & piercing parlors.
The law prohibited courts from issuing eviction warrants for unpaid rent that was due from the beginning of the crisis […]
Donors have added $3 million to a landlord-backed initiative begun in May to help some of the neediest New Yorkers […]
New York’s moratorium on commercial foreclosures and evictions will be in place until at least Oct. 20, Cuomo announced on […]
Many renters don’t even know CDC eviction protection is an option for them.
Almost 11 million households were behind on rent or mortgage payments during the first three months of the pandemic.
Princeton University’s Eviction Lab finds drop in 16 cities
Eviction crisis has seemed increasingly likely this summer…
New York’s rental housing providers have rounded on the Trump Administration after it introduced a new moratorium on…
Washington’s new eviction ban shocked landlords and tenants when it came not from the agencies that oversee housing…