NEW! - MORATORIUM ON EVICTIONS - UPDATE
For information on evictions and legal service providers please visit the NY Court website at New York City Civil Court (nycourts.gov) and DHCR Partners - Access Housing Referrals. Please note the following:
- In New York State, an eviction of a tenant is lawful only if an owner has brought a court proceeding and obtained a judgment of possession from the court.
- A sheriff, marshal or constable can carry out a court ordered eviction. An owner may not evict a tenant by use of force or unlawful means.
- Any tenant who believes they are about to be evicted is advised to contact an attorney in private practice or with a legal aid or legal services agency, to protect their interests.
This program provides economic relief to low and moderate-income households at risk of homelessness and housing instability.
For questions and information on how to apply, call 1-844-691-7368 or visit otda.ny.gov.
Important Notices and Recently Revised Documents
Strengthening New York State Rent Regulations - The Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019
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