NY Tenants’ Civil & Criminal Remedies For Illegal Lockouts

NY Tenants’ Civil & Criminal Remedies For Illegal Lockouts

NY Tenants’ Civil & Criminal Remedies For Illegal Lockouts With a temporary moratorium on evictions until at least June 20, 2020 (or July 26, 2020 as mandated by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act for those on federal assistance programs), New York tenants are now especially vulnerable to landlords who take the law…

Discrimination Laws Protect Unemployed NY Tenants and Those with COVID-19 

Discrimination Laws Protect Unemployed NY Tenants and Those with COVID-19  New York landlords cannot discriminate against or evict tenants because they, or someone who they reside with, have contracted COVID-19, once had COVID-19 or are merely suspected of having or once had COVID-19.  Similarly, landlords cannot treat tenants unfairly or differently because they are from,…

CARES Act Eviction Moratorium

CARES Act Eviction Moratorium The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) mandates an eviction moratorium until July 25, 2020 which: restricts landlords of covered properties from filing new eviction actions for non-payment of rent; prohibits charging fees, penalties, or other charges to the tenant related to such nonpayment of rent. Prohibits landlords…

Legal Help for NY Victims of Domestic Abuse During the Covid-19 Crisis

Legal Help for NY Victims of Domestic Abuse During the Covid-19 Crisis

Legal Help for NY Victims of Domestic Abuse During the Covid-19 Crisis We have all heard Coronavirus referred to as the “invisible enemy”, but during this time of mandated social distancing, the pandemic has exposed certain vulnerable segments of our population to a much more human threat as well. For those individuals who are, or…