As a transit worker, Cynthia Brooks says she saved for years to buy and renovate a four family building in Brownsville but now, with the latest extension of the eviction moratorium, she’s scared she’ll lose it.

“Where’s this money coming from? Where? Tell me where it is?” asked Brooks, in frustration.

She says two tenants left during the pandemic owing back rent, and she describes another as a squatter who routinely damages property. For now, she says there’s nothing she can do about it.

NEW YORK — As a transit worker, Cynthia Brooks says she saved for years to buy and renovate a four family building in Brownsville but now, with the latest extension of the eviction moratorium, she’s scared she’ll lose it.

“Where’s this money coming from? Where? Tell me where it is?” […]

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