New York Lawmakers Extend Eviction Moratorium Again Through January 15, 2022

New York state’s lawmakers voted, once again, to extend a residential and commercial eviction moratorium until January 15th, 2022, with changes to account for two Supreme Court decisions that blocked the state’s program and the larger federal moratorium.

Governor Kathy Hochul, who convened a special session of the state legislature Wednesday to vote on the extension, will sign the bill Thursday morning in Yonkers with State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins.

The new moratorium will potentially protect hundreds of thousands of tenants from eviction, while granting landlords broader power to challenge tenants who they doubt are suffering financial hardship.

The State Senate chambers during the special session on September 1, 2021 New York state’s lawmakers voted, once again, to extend a residential and commercial eviction moratorium until January 15th, 2022, with changes to account for two Supreme Court decisions that blocked the state’s program and the larger federal […]

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