Any New Yorker behind on their rent, because of financial or medical hardship due to COVID-19, should submit a Hardship Declaration Form by Feb. 26 to avoid facing eviction or unnecessary court proceedings until at least May 1st. In a city of millions, New York City housing courts have received fewer than 2,300 of these forms. This video explains how the forms work, where to submit the form, and answers other FAQs.
City Limits: Vacant NYCHA Units Continue to Increase, With Transfers Complicated by PACT
NYLAG’s Anna Luft spoke to City Limits about the delays and denials public housing tenants face when they request to be transferred to another apartment due to domestic violence, accessibility issues, and other safety concerns.