Newsletter: We must extend the eviction moratorium

Seal of the Office of Mark Levine, Manhattan Borough President

The New York State moratorium on evictions is set to expire tomorrow – January 15.This would leave many tenants battered by the pandemic vulnerable to losing their homes and exacerbate the current Covid case surge our city is battling. The neighborhoods hit hardest by the pandemic mirror the neighborhoods that are most vulnerable to Covid. We cannot have  evicted tenants being forced onto the streets or into congregate shelters where they’re likely to catch Covid at this critical point in the pandemic.We must do everything in our power to keep these New Yorkers in their homes and there are a few key actions we can take now.

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