New York's eviction moratorium set to expire, little aid distributed

New York state has been slow to distribute the rental assistance it has received from the federal government. Data from the state shows that as of Aug. 23, only about $203 million of the more than $2 billion in federal relief allocated for New York has been paid out.

New urgency to fix NY's COVID-19 rent relief program

Gov. Kathy Hochul’s promise to get more COVID-19 rental assistance money into the hands of struggling New York tenants takes on new urgency after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Biden administration’s temporary federal ban on evictions.

Homeless New Yorkers remain vulnerable amid pandemic

Mayor Bill de Blasio has not agreed to extend the hotel stays for homeless residents but his administration just raised the value of rental-assistance programs to help more shelter residents secure affordable housing.