New Law Extends COVID-Related Eviction Protections

Tenants are still on the hook to pay back rent owed, but you may have to work out a payment plan....


On June 30, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the New York Tenant Safe Harbor Act. The new law, sponsored by New York State Senators Brad Hoylman and Liz Krueger and State Assembly Member Jeffrey Dinowitz, provides protection from eviction to residential tenants in the state who have experienced financial hardship during the COVID-19 State of Emergency.

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