Opinion: NYers Are Getting Evicted During the Pandemic. Lawmakers Must Act Now.
Marika Dias and Pablo Estupiñan |
There are now more than 200,000 families across New York State in eviction court. Since Cuomo opened the door to new eviction cases in June, over 33,000 cases have been filed. With a million-plus New York tenants behind on their rent, this number will continue to rise.