New York’s coronavirus eviction moratorium, explained

Explainer, News Story (New York)

Caroline Spivack
April 1, 2020
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Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Housing, Housing: Affordability, Housing: Eviction

Organizations mentioned/involved: Right to Counsel NYC Coalition


The novel coronavirus has pummeled New York City’s economy, leaving workers who were gainfully employed only weeks earlier to grapple with the economic fallout. And in a city where renters make up nearly two-thirds of the population, several questions loom large: What happens if I can’t make rent? Will I be evicted? And what rights do I have as a tenant?