De Blasio Announces Landlord-Tenant Mediation Program

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the city’s Taskforce on Racial Inclusion and Equity launched a new mediation program for tenants and landlords struggling with rent-related issues because of the COVID-19 pandemic, his office announced on Tuesday.

Starting immediately, tenants and landlords can now make use of a Citywide Landlord-Tenant Mediation Project, a program designed to help landlords and tenants resolve rent disputes outside of Housing Court.

It comes just before the end of a statewide eviction moratorium that’s been in place since the start of the pandemic and will provide housing security to tenant’s suffering from hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the release said.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the city’s Taskforce on Racial Inclusion and Equity launched a new mediation program for tenants and landlords struggling with rent-related issues because of the COVID-19 pandemic, his office announced on Tuesday.

Starting immediately, tenants and landlords can now make use of a […]

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