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Listen: Ellen Davidson Warns of Eviction Crisis on Capitol Pressroom

Davidson, a staff attorney at The Legal Aid Society, appeared on the WNYC program to discuss the status of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's moratorium on evictions, which have been extended to September 4th.
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LAS Calls for Gov. Cuomo to Extend Eviction Moratorium Indefinitely

New York has extended its eviction freeze to Sept. 4; housing advocates say it's not enough, reports the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
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Watch: Legal Aid’s Judith Goldiner on Inside City Hall

Goldiner, Attorney-in-Charge of The Legal Aid Society’s Civil Law Reform Unit, discusses New York’s eviction crisis and what Albany must do to protect tenants at risk of losing their homes.
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LAS and Faith Leaders Call on Cuomo to Extend Eviction Moratorium

The Legal Aid Society joins the city's faith leaders in asking the Governor to enact several essential measures to prevent a citywide housing crisis and help New Yorkers access critical food and cash assistance, according to BK Reader.
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14,000 Households Across NYC Face Likely Eviction as Statewide Moratorium Expires

The Legal Aid Society calls on Gov. Cuomo to extend the freeze, which is set to expire on Wednesday night, to avoid an unprecedented wave of evictions, as reported by The Real Deal.
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LAS Cautiously Optimistic Over NYCHA Proposal for Federal Repairs Funding

New proposal would fill $40 billion NYCHA shortfall for public housing repairs, reports Pix11.
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LAS Sounds Alarm Over Potential Eviction Crisis

Experts expect explosion of eviction proceedings when courts fully reopen, reports MarketWatch.
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LAS Warns Against Courts Rushing to Resume Housing Trials in Brooklyn

New advisory for late-July reopening puts desperate tenants at even greater risk, reports Law360.
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New State Law Expands COVID-19 Protections for Homeowners

A new state law now provides options for recoupment of the suspended payments that are affordable for homeowners. 
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LAS Warns of Dire Consequences for Renters Who Aren’t Getting a Break

Shifting economic landscape predicts uncertainty for New Yorkers, reports Marketplace.org.
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