New York State Halts all Evictions Indefinitely amid COVID-19 Emergency

By Peter Fabris | March 27, 2020
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By MaciejBledowski

New York State officials have ordered all eviction proceedings in the state to stop indefinitely amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Tenant advocates and elected officials say that evictions would increase homelessness, worsening the spread of the disease.

A coalition of 29 landlords in the state pledged not to execute eviction warrants for 90 days. The court system had issued a one-week moratorium in New York City, which lead to the landlord-guarantee.

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