New York – Today, the statewide Housing Justice for All (HJ4A) coalition condemned major flaws in Cuomo’s Emergency Rent Relief Assistance Program (ERAP) that have left struggling tenants without relief. “Governor Cuomo’s implementation of the Emergency Rent Relief Assistance Program (ERAP) has been an utter failure, undermining goals of easy access and leaving thousands of …
Governor Cuomo’s announcement “extending” the eviction moratorium until January 1, 2021 is misleading and disingenuous. On October 1st, unless Governor Cuomo releases new details, eviction cases will move forward — devastating New Yorkers struggling to recover from COVID-19.
Key Legislation Would Protect Hundreds of Thousands of New Yorkers From Residential and Commercial Eviction
Today, the Office of Court Administration (OCA) issued a new order that extends the universal eviction moratorium until at least October 1, 2020 for all New Yorkers
Members of the Housing Justice For All Coalition issued a letter today to New York’s Division of Homes & Community Renewal (DHCR) urging the State Housing Agency to extend the application deadline for an additional four weeks for the COVID-19 Rent Relief Program.
We know that rent assistance is the most immediate way to help New Yorkers escape homelessness and those at risk of homelessness, avoid eviction.
Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez, New York State Senator Julia Salazar, and District Council 37 Executive Director Henry Garrido call on Albany to pass the “Good Cause” eviction bill on the one-year anniversary of the introduction of the legislation (S2892/A5030).
Today Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie responded to what homeless New Yorkers and tenants have been saying for years: our state is in crisis and it’s time to end homelessness once and for all.
Public housing across the state is in severe disrepair, yet our state keeps funneling billions in subsidies and tax breaks to corporate landlords and developers.
We are writing with urgency as session comes to a close and the State legislature is negotiating tenants’ rights in New York.