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.
Filling Out This Form Can Extend Your Eviction Protections
New York’s residential eviction moratorium, which protects thousands of individuals and families, will expire in just seven days. NYLAG calls on NY legislatures to extend the moratorium immediately.
NYLAG’s Deborah Berkman sheds light on the challenges families in shelters face when getting their children to school, and rallies behind Int. No. 150 in hopes of lessening the burden on the parents and the children.
We are proud to announce Sirrah Harris as our first-ever director of outreach and access to justice! Learn more about Sirrah’s impactful seven-year tenure at NYLAG and how her new role will advance our mission.
After an extensive search, NYLAG has named Amira Samuel as director of Pro Bono & Volunteers.