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One in eight New Yorkers plan to buy a house by next spring. That’s more than at any time in the last two decades.

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Civil rights advocates say zoning laws are exclusionary in the town of Woodbridge, Connecticut. So they’re challenging them with an application for housing that goes against the town’s rules.

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A moratorium on evictions in New York is extended through the end of the year.

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order that says landlords won’t be allowed to evict their tenants for not making rent until January 1.

Landlords say it puts more pressure on them because they have to still pay expenses on their properties amid the pandemic.

The order is separate from a federal moratorium that also runs through 2020.

Connecticut Extends Eviction Moratorium Until October

Aug 21, 2020
Conn. Gov. Ned Lamont
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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has extended a moratorium on evictions until October. It was due to expire Friday, leaving thousands of tenants on the hook to make next month's rent, or face possible eviction.

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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has earmarked more than $33 million in state and federal funding to assist renters, homeowners and landlords affected by the COVID-19 health emergency.

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