NY Landlords Sue To Annul Eviction Moratorium

NY Landlords Sue To Annul Eviction Moratorium

NY Landlords Sue To Annul Eviction Moratorium New York landlords have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against New York Governor Cuomo to nullify his executive order (“EO”) limiting evictions during the COVID-19 crisis. The EO imposes an additional moratorium on nonpayment evictions of residential or commercial…

Nursing Homes Severely Understaffed During Covid-19

Nursing Homes Severely Understaffed During Covid-19

Nursing Homes Severely Understaffed During Covid-19 During a crisis, sufficient staffing is critical to a nursing home’s ability to care for their residents. In the months leading up to the Covid-19 pandemic, most facilities failed to maintain sufficient staffing to meet every resident’s needs. The latest data on staffing for every U.S. nursing home can help…

Nursing Homes Can’t Take Stimulus Checks

Nursing Homes Can’t Take Stimulus Checks

Nursing Homes Can’t Take Stimulus Checks The Federal Trade Commission has warned nursing homes and assisted living residences that they cannot require residents on Medicaid to sign over their Covid-19 stimulus checks to pay for their care bills. According to the CARES Act, those economic impact checks are considered tax credits which do not count as…

NY Surrogate’s Courts Prepare for Influx of Covid-Related Cases

NY Surrogate’s Courts Prepare for Influx of Covid-Related Cases

NY Surrogate’s Courts Prepare for Influx of Covid-Related Cases As New York State remains at the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, the New York Surrogate’s Courts, which operate in each of New York’s 62 counties and handle the administration of estates, are preparing for the influx of Coronavirus-related estate matters. Effective Monday, May 18, 2020…

NY Child Victims Act Extended to January 14, 2021

NY Child Victims Act Extended to AUGUST 14, 2021

NY Child Victims Act Extended to August 14, 2021 The New York Child Victims Act’s (CVA) look-back window for victims to file otherwise time-barred cases will be extended until August 14, 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic caused a reduction in court services limiting the ability of abuse survivors to file lawsuits and effectively prepare their cases…

Bar Association to Help Courts With Expected Surge in Evictions Due to Pandemic

Bar Association to Help Courts With Expected Surge in Evictions Due to Pandemic

Bar Association to Help Courts With Expected Surge in Evictions Due to Pandemic The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) has convened a landlord-tenant working group that will help the New York’s courts deal with an anticipated surge in landlord-tenant disputes resulting from the Covid-19 crisis. With housing courts closed and a statewide moratorium on…