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NYC Landlords Almost Never Get Arrested for Illegal DIY Evictions

By Josefa Velasquez and Rachel Holliday Smith, THE CITY In Far Rockaway, Carol Holness called the police dozens of times last year as her home lost its heat and power. Eventually, her landlord changed the locks on her door. In Corona, Norma and Luis fled flooding from the remnants of Hurricane Ida that poured water…
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Landlords Wage Crusade Against ‘Good Cause’ Anti-Eviction Bill

New York NY USA January 26, 2022. Apartment buildings in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York. (Shutterstock) By Clifford Michel, Additional Reporting by Josefa Velasquez, THE CITY The real estate industry is pushing back on a state bill that would limit rent hikes and ensure lease renewals for over a million tenants — launching a…
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Eviction Moratorium Still in Effect

By Realtor The Centers for Disease Control announced it is extending by an additional three months—through June 30—its nationwide eviction moratorium, a measure that has come under increased scrutiny recently. The moratorium prohibits housing providers from evicting tenants who are unable to pay their rent due to financial hardship from the COVID-19 pandemic. The moratorium, however, has…
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