Evictions

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New York has expanded eligibility for rent relief in order to help renters earning higher incomes as part of the state’s efforts to keep New Yorkers in their homes after pandemic unemployment benefits ended.

The New York Capitol Building in Albany
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New York state lawmakers plan to convene a special session Wednesday to discuss ways to extend the eviction moratorium through the end of this year.

The New York Capitol Building in Albany
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With New York’s eviction moratorium set to expire Tuesday, members of the state Legislature are considering a return to Albany to extend that relief — but it’s not as simple as coming back to pass an extension.

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Connecticut has ramped up distribution of federal rental assistance following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that blocks a temporary moratorium on evictions set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Connecticut officials have assured residents that rental assistance is still available for tenants and landlords, even though state and federal COVID-19 eviction moratoriums have ended.

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