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SUPREME COURT, NEW YORK COUNTY, IN A SUMMARY JUDGMENT MOTION, REJECTS TENANT’S DEFENSES OF FRUSTRATION OF PURPOSE AND IMPOSSIBILITY OF PERFORMANCE BASED UPON COVID-19

The landlord in 1140 Broadway LLC v Bold Food LLC, et. al., Sup. Ct., N.Y. Co. Index No. 652674/2020 commenced a Supreme Court action against a commercial tenant for breach of an office lease due to the tenant’s failure to pay rent during the COVID-19 pandemic and ultimately surrendering the lease almost a year and a half before its expiration date.

December 10th, 2020|

EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE ORDERS CLARIFY STATUS OF EVICTION PROCEEDINGS IN NEW YORK

Since the issuance of an Order by the CDC on September 4, 2020 which extended the moratorium on residential evictions for non-payment of rent through December 31, 2020, for covered persons, Governor Cuomo has issued additional Executive Orders (“EO”) and Judge Marks has issued an Administrative Order (“AO”) which seeks to permit the court to move forward with housing court proceedings while creating additional obstacles to delay evictions.

October 14th, 2020|

CDC ISSUES AN ORDER HALTING EVICTIONS THROUGH THE END OF THE YEAR

Pursuant to authority granted by the Trump administration, the CDC will publish an Order on September 4, 2020 which extends the moratorium on residential evictions for non-payment of rent through December 31, 2020, covering additional residential renters which were not previously covered under the CARES Act.

September 2nd, 2020|

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