Critical Executive Order on eviction comes just in time.

Governor Cuomo announced an extension of a moratorium on evictions during the coronavirus pandemic. The moratorium was due to expire at midnight, but is now extended to September 4, 2020.

The Governor’s Executive Order is covered under the Tenant Safe Harbor Act. The Act provides protections for tenants that are unable to pay their rent because of the pandemic. Governor Cuomo signed the Act into law on June 30, 2020. 

In order to be considered covered under the Tenant Safe Harbor Act, a judge will consider:

  • Income prior to the pandemic (March 7, 20202).
  • Income during the pandemic.
  • Liquid assets.
  • Eligibility for and receipt of cash assistance or other benefits like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), and federal and state Unemployment Insurance (UI). 

We are here for you.

Call (914-946-2889) or email us at Francis J. Malara or Anne Penachio with any questions or for a free consultation.

LOCAL AREAS AND PLACES WE SERVE

White Plains, Yonkers, Rye, Harrison, Mamaroneck, Larchmont, New Rochelle, Pelham, Mt Vernon, Bronxville, Eastchester, Hartsdale, Hastings on Hudson, Dobbs Ferry, Irvington, Elmsford, Tarrytown, Hawthorne, Armonk, Bedford, Chappaqua, Mt Kisco, Brewster, Pound Ridge, Yorktown New York

We are a Debt Relief Agency. We Help People file for Bankruptcy under the Bankruptcy Code.

DISCLAIMER

The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls, letters and electronic mail. Contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship. Please do not send any confidential information to us until such time as an attorney-client relationship has been established.

© Penachio Malara, LLP · Powered By PS Digital