Despite sweeping eviction ban, question lingers: how do I pay when rent comes due?

January 12, 2021

New York’s latest eviction ban closes a lot of the gaps left by the previous moratoria from the state and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, offering protections for tenants and landlords. For tenants, it includes a blanket eviction ban for two months and an extended ban until May 1st if they provide a signed form, a so-called “hardship declaration” indicating they’ve been impacted by the pandemic. It also includes protections for small landlords who own fewer than ten units.


To help sort it out, North Country Public Radio talked with Tara Glynn, housing attorney with Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York.


Click here to listen on the NCPR website