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First Tenant Evicted in NYC since the Pandemic Started.

After reports of a tenant evicted by Marshals, here’s how that happened during the eviction moratorium and what that means for renters.

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Immigrants Left Out of COVID-19 Emergency Rent Relief

After four months, over half of all reviewed applications to New York's State Rent Relief Program have been denied and at least 60% of the money hasn't been distributed.

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Why Many Tenants Got Shut Out of State Rent Relief Program

As New York State tried to provide rent relief to struggling tenants, data shows that only 16% of applicants were accepted in the program

Eviction Moratorium Still on, While Some Executive Orders Are Expiring. New Ones Are Being Issued.

The eviction moratorium is still on, but some rules in New York changed, spurring confusion for tenants and landlords. What you need to know:

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Landlords Are Threatening Renters, Despite the Eviction Moratoriums

Renters affected by the economic downturn say they received threatening documents and had their rents raised

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New York Latinos Were Hit Hardest by the Pandemic. Why?

Crowded homes, food insecurity, lack of access to healthcare and public assistance, and working in bludgeoned job sectors have made it more difficult for Latinx New Yorkers to weather the crisis.

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How to apply for the COVID Rental Relief Program

The New York State Assembly approved this program to help families who are having trouble paying rent due to the pandemic. Users of our WhatsApp community asked us about the process, which is quite complicated. So here we try to explain it.

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Cómo aplicar al Programa de Alivio de renta por COVID

El Congreso del Estado de Nueva York aprobó este programa para ayudar a algunas familias que tengan problemas para pagar la renta debido a la pandemia del Coronavirus COVID-19. Usuarios de nuestra comunidad de WhatsApp nos preguntaron sobre el proceso, que es bastante complicado. Por eso que acá intentamos explicarlo en fácil

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Eviction Moratorium Extended, but Looming Housing Crisis Remains

Gov. Cuomo signed an extension of the eviction moratorium but advocates say housing rights for undocumented tenants in New York remain on shaky ground