Low-income housing lawyers worry New York’s extended eviction ban leaves out some renters

June 22, 2020

Evictions can devastate families. They’re costly. Research shows evictions make people poorer. During the pandemic, New York placed a blanket ban on all evictions, but the moratorium ends today. News reports show renters panicked about losing their homes.


Governor Cuomo issued an executive order last month, extending part of the eviction moratorium until August. But Tara Glynn, senior housing attorney with the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, says, it’s vague about who is covered. Her group represents residents throughout the North Country. Monica Sandreczki caught up with her.


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