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NY Attorney General Tish James puts eviction filers on notice

A pandemic and a statewide eviction ban didn’t stop at least one law firm from filing eviction notices —...

NY Attorney General Tish James puts eviction filers on notice
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Evictions begin to trickle in

New York City’s Housing Court opened last Monday, but evictions are proceeding at a trickle, for now. Despite warnings from tenant advocates that as many as 50,000 eviction cases would be filed, the court’s...

Evictions begin to trickle in
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Landlord lawyers talk protest over eviction confusion

While tenants protested the reopening of Housing Court Monday, incensed landlord attorneys plotted actions against the city and state...

Landlord lawyers talk protest over eviction confusion
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Cuomo to NYC: “It’s on!”

New York City will enter phase two of reopening on Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in his last daily briefing Friday. “All regions of the state have lower infection rates, and the state experts...

Cuomo to NYC: “It’s on!”
Governor Andrew Cuomo (Getty)

Lawmakers tell Cuomo to beef up eviction ban

More than 50 New York lawmakers called for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to strengthen his eviction ban extension, which allows...

Lawmakers tell Cuomo to beef up eviction ban
Governor Andrew Cuomo (Getty)

Confusion reigns over evictions as housing court reopens

As housing court begins to reopen, confusion reigns over whether certain evictions can proceed. New York City’s top housing...

Confusion reigns over evictions as housing court reopens
New York Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence Marks (Credit: Albin Lohr-Jones/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images, iStock)

Ruling means NYC eviction discussions can resume

New York City’s eviction machine has taken the first step toward a return to normalcy. Though new eviction cases...

Ruling means NYC eviction discussions can resume
Judge Jean Schneider (Credit: iStock, NYCourts.gov)

Housing court ends hopes to advance eviction cases

Hopes have been dashed for landlords and lawyers who sought to advance pending eviction cases. In a letter reviewed...

Housing court ends hopes to advance eviction cases
Evictions are going down in parts of the city where Right to Counsel applies, sparking a push to expand the law. (Credit: iStock)

Evictions down 20% in parts of NYC where tenants get free lawyers

Evictions in areas where low-income tenants received city-funded legal services funded dropped by almost 20 percent last year, according...

Evictions down 20% in parts of NYC where tenants get free lawyers
The Thurgood Marshall Courthouse in Lower Manhattan (Credit: iStock)

Housing court could get a lot more political under reform plan

The city’s housing court judges could become political appointees under a proposal to dramatically rework the state’s judicial system....

Housing court could get a lot more political under reform plan
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