All pending evictions orders are suspended until further notice, as ordered by Chief Administrative Judge Marks, and no tenant may be evicted at this time and until there is a change to the order of the court. Evictions for non-payment are suspended through August 20, 2020 for tenants financially impacted by COVID-19.
Your landlord can still collect rent as scheduled, and if you can pay your rent, you should continue to do so. If you need help paying rent, go to thePublic Assistance or Welfare page.
To learn about the latest updates to this information, you can contact the City’s Tenant Helpline. The Mayor's Office to Protect Tenants (MOPT) is available to assist you with questions about your tenancy and connect you with free legal assistance through HRA’s Office of Civil Justice.
For more information, go to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Support page.
If you are a tenant in an apartment in New York City who is being harassed by your landlord, the Mayor’s Office to Protect Tenants is here to assist. For more information, go to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Support page.
Your landlord cannot harass or discriminate against you, kick you out, or ask you to leave your apartment because of fears or stigma around COVID-19, including harassment or discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, national origin, disability, or other protected classes.
If this is happening to you, you can report it to the NYC Commission on Human Rights. To learn more, go to the Discrimination page.