CDC Extends Federal Eviction Moratorium to End of Year

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has extended the federal moratorium on evictions until December 31, giving tenants who were in danger of eviction more time to prepare for being removed from their apartments. In extending the moratorium, the CDC cited concerns that evicting people right now would place them at high risk of homelessness, which could facilitate the spread of the coronavirus. However, not everyone can benefit from this eviction moratorium, and landlords may be able to go forward with an eviction if a delinquent tenant does not follow the appropriate procedure. Continue reading “CDC Extends Federal Eviction Moratorium to End of Year”

As Moratorium Ends, a Wave of Evictions is Set to Begin

Back in March, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a moratorium on evictions to prevent people from being forced out on the street during the height of the coronavirus pandemic. However, with waning infection rates across New York, some of the justification for the moratorium is disappearing with it. Unfortunately, this means that many New Yorkers are now facing the prospect of homelessness once the moratorium ends. The Chief Administrative Judge for courts in New York has  most recently ruled that no warrants of eviction can be executed until at least October 1. Continue reading “As Moratorium Ends, a Wave of Evictions is Set to Begin”