1,300 Households Apply for Reopened Rent Relief Portal as NY’s Eviction Freeze Nears End

New Yorkers who owe back rent can once again apply for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) after judge ordered the state to reopen applications, citing what could be a substantial second round of funding in March. But the federal government has yet to approve a new round of cash for the tapped-out fund, and eviction protections end Saturday.

Hochul, Housing and Homelessness: 5 Takeaways from the Governor’s 2022 Plan

Kathy Hochul’s first State of the State proposal included sweeping plans for affordable housing, free legal assistance for low-income tenants and sending social workers into the subways to conduct homeless outreach. But the governor failed to address other high-profile issues, like the end of pandemic eviction protections and the “Good Cause” eviction bill.

New Year, New Mayor: The Eric Adams File

It’s official: Eric Adams is now the mayor of New York City. Already, our new mayor has been off to an almost dizzying start, part of a pledge to “Get Stuff Done” in his first 100 days. City Limits has been covering City Hall’s new leader for nearly two decades. Here are some highlights.