New York Extends Its Eviction Moratorium Through End Of 2021

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Housing activists and community members march toward the New York City office of Gov. Kathy Hochul calling for a stop to evictions on Tuesday in New York City. The state extended its eviction moratorium on Wednesday.

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With The Eviction Ban Over, Here’s How One City Is Hustling To Help Those Who Need It

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul ordered an extraordinary session of the state’s legislature to address the eviction crisis, calling the Supreme Court’s decision «heartless.»

«Under my watch, here in the State of New York we are not going to exacerbate what is already a crisis,» she said. «We are not going to abandon our neighbors in need, especially since the State of New York failed in its responsibility to get the money that was allocated by Congress out to the people in need earlier this summer.»

Renters behind on rent should have another form of assistance to stay in their homes: Federal aid — but the distribution has been spotty in some places.

This story originally appeared on the Morning Edition live blog.

  • evictions
  • coronavirus
  • New York

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