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Cuomo extends moratorium on COVID-related residential evictions until Jan. 1

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the State's Tenant Safe Harbor Act is being expanded until Jan. 1, 2021 to protect additional residential tenants from eviction if they are suffering financial hardship during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Protesting NYC and helpful NYC

As New York City’s school year was set to start, area educators demonstrated against the muddled back-to-school/hybrid/remote education policy of Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chancellor Richard Carranza

CDC directs halt to renter evictions to prevent virus spread

The Trump administration has issued a directive halting the eviction of certain renters through the end of 2020 to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus

Created Equal: Are reparations owed to Blacks barred from buying property?

Levittown, Long Island was set up, from its inception in 1947, to leave Black Americans out.

Reparations rally held in Newark

The People’s Organization for Progress (POP) participated in the National Reparations Day Rally on Saturday, Aug. 15, near the corner of Broad and Market Streets in Newark.

Thousands of NYC apartments empty due to exodus to suburbs

In Manhattan, where an apartment is typically gone in a New York minute, more than 13,000 units are sitting empty, according to a new report by Miller Samuel and real estate giant Douglas Elliman.

NYC launches free tenant resource portal to help renters avoid eviction

New York City renters have access to online resources to help prevent evictions and keep them stably housed with a newly launched tenant resource portal.

COVID-19 pandemic leads to rise in rental scams

With the COVID-19 pandemic creating uncertainty as eviction moratoriums come to an end, officials are warning renters about the uptick in rental scams targeted at New Yorkers desperately looking for affordable housing.

As moratorium ends, evictions predicted to go up

As an economic crisis continues coupling with the COVID-19 pandemic, experts say that moratoriums on evictions are expiring soon which will lead to mass numbers of people who won’t have a place to live.

Activists and elected officials to Cuomo: sign Safe Harbor Act

Housing activists and elected officials want New York State Gov. Cuomo to do them a solid and pass reform to keep them home.

Millions in NYPD funding moving to NYCHA as part of new budget

Millions in funding will be shifted from the NYPD and to the New York City Housing Authority, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday.

Advocates rally to demand housing justice for the formerly incarcerated

Formerly incarcerated leaders, advocacy organizations and elected officials held a rally organized by Community Alternatives outside of the Manhattan Detention Center demanding housing justice for formerly incarcerated New Yorkers.

Eric Garner's mother speaks on anti-chokehold law

“I swore on the day my son was murdered I would not stop until I get justice,” said Gwen Carr Saturday after the Eric Garner Anti-Chokehold Act was signed into law in New York

Bronx residents hit the streets to protest against police violence

As protests around the city over the police killing of George Floyd continue, hundreds of demonstrators made their way down the Grand Concourse in the Bronx on Sunday, June 7, for the “We All We Got, We All We Need” ...

Protesters in Harlem rally, march against 'stolen lives and looted dreams'

Hundreds of people gathered in Harlem Saturday for a peaceful rally and march against police brutality.