The continued pervasive effect of COVID-19, including moratoriums affected by COVID-19, have not affected a landlord's obligation to comply with the Housing Maintenance Code in New York City, … [Read more...] about The Heating Season in New York City
Prior to the new year, New York State enacted the COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2020, which aims to prevent most evictions from proceeding through most of the first … [Read more...] about Nuisance Cases Under the COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2020
On July 1, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed The Tenant Safe Harbor Act. Specifically, the Act addresses forgiveness of rent for the “COVID-19 covered period,” although the Act does not forgive rent … [Read more...] about The Tenant Safe Harbor Act
As New York City struggles to adjust to life after the onset of COVID-19, both landlords and tenants are left to put their lives back together again. We don't know whether the way people did business … [Read more...] about COVID-19 and the Doctrines of Impossibility and Frustration Of Purpose
Following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, both landlords and tenants in New York City have struggled to know what comes next in terms of the payment of rent. Obviously, the pandemic has caused … [Read more...] about Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Whether you’ve just gone through the due diligence process following the purchase of a building, or have been a building owner for years, I always suggest extensively reviewing a building’s legal rent … [Read more...] about Are the Legal Rents in Your Building Lawful?