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It’s been a rallying cry across the city — and across the state — for months. “Cancel rent,” “cancel mortgages,” “stop evictions.” more
Two dozen state senators don't want to see people out on the street because of the coronavirus, signing a letter addressed to New York State Court of Appeals chief judge Janet DiFiore, asking her to place a moratorium on evictions until the COVID-19 crisis passes. more
Early in the morning hours of Tuesday, Elizabeth Thompson boarded a bus destined to Albany. Now retired, Thompson spends her time fighting for the rights of apartment tenants she says are being taken advantage of by their landlords. It’s what took Thompson to the state capital this week, and a sidewalk outside Bronx Housing Civil Court the week before. more
Even if evictions in the city appear to be down — on paper — some Kingsbridge Heights residents like Juan Nuñez say they’re still suffering plights of what he describes as a full-fledged housing crisis. more
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