Housing Protection

New York State has issued protections regarding evictions and mortgage payments in light of the current pandemic.

There is a moratorium on evictions for nonpayment of rent until August 20 and eliminating any fees for the late payment of rent from March 20 through August 20.  

There is a moratorium on foreclosures for nonpayment of mortgages through August 20. 

For text of the Executive Order from New York State, please see https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/no-20228-continuing-temporary-suspension-and-modification-laws-relating-disaster-emergency.

For extensive information regarding tenants' rights, please see the New York State Attorney General web site and Frequently Asked Questions provided by New York State Homes and Community Renewal site.

Westchester Residential Opportunities is a local resource that can provide information and guidance.