Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced an emergency rental assistance program to help keep low-income families throughout New York in their homes.
DNCT OBTAINS SUMMARY JUDGMENT FOR LANDLORD IN SUPREME COURT ACTION AGAINST A SUCCESSOR TENANT FOR ARREARS THAT ACCRUED PRIOR TO THE SUCCESSION LEASE
Many a landlord of rent regulated apartments has all too frequently encountered the factual scenario where there is a potential successor to a rent regulated apartment...
As we noted in a blog post in early May 2020, in an effort to help those impacted by COVID-19 address their rent obligations, Governor Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.28, wherein the Governor ordered, among other things, that...
On June 30, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into effect the Tenant Safe Harbor Act, the aim of which is to help keep residential tenants in their homes following the COVID-19 pandemic by allowing only money judgments, and not evictions, for unpaid rent that comes due while restrictions are in place due to COVID-19 on businesses, public accommodations, and nonessential gatherings.
On June 17, 2020, the Rent Guidelines Board (“RGB”) voted on the permissible rent increases for leases commencing on or after October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
On June 18, 2020 Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence K. Marks issued a long-awaited Memorandum concerning the opening up of Housing Court and the procedure for addressing residential and commercial summary proceedings. Unfortunately, the Memorandum has only served to cause mass confusion in the legal community.