Eviction Moratorium extended to Aug. 31, 2021

The NYS Legislature voted May 3, 2021 to extend the eviction moratorium through  August 31, 2021.  Governor Cuomo has now signed this into law. 

There was a small gap between the expiration of the previous moratorium on Saturday, May 1st and when this bill is signed into law.  So there is a tiny chance that your landlord may have filed a petition against you in Housing Court in the interim. But you cannot be evicted without full legal process - including getting a lawyer.  And that takes time.  So don't panic or let your landlord intimidate you.   

You'll be protected if you have already filed a Hardship Declaration or if you do that now.