Letters remind landlords of their obligations as part of the CDC’s moratorium.
View of the headquarters building of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in Washington DC. – Washington DC – February 21, 2020 (Shutterstock) By FTC The acting heads of the Federal Trade Commission and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) have sent joint notification letters to the nation’s largest apartment landlords, which collectively own more than 2 million […]
By Allison Dikanovic, THE CITY Marshals recently carried out the first legal residential eviction in New York City since the start of the pandemic, THE CITY has learned. Here’s a breakdown of how that happened during the eviction moratorium and what the move could mean for renters going forward. So someone was evicted during the […]
By Allison Dikanovic, THE CITY Some of the pandemic-prompted rules concerning evictions in New York changed again this week — spurring potential confusion for both tenants and landlords. Here’s what you need to know: What’s going on with evictions? First things first: Eviction cases are starting to work their way through Housing Court. But tenants should […]
By Rachel Holliday Smith, THE CITY In some parts of the city, rents have dropped since the COVID-19 crisis began. But for neighborhoods that felt the effects of the coronavirus most, listed prices have risen slightly, according to a new analysis. The annual rental report by the apartment-listings site StreetEasy paints a very different price picture between […]