New York’s Eviction Moratorium Expires Saturday
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New York state’s eviction moratorium expires Saturday.
Protesters and tenant advocates rallied in Midtown Friday, chanting “housing is a human right.”READ MORE: Officials Say 11-Alarm Fire At Chemical Warehouse In Passaic Contained; Warn Nearby Residents To Keep Windows Closed
They demanded Gov. Kathy Hochul extend the deadline to June.
Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, who is running for governor, stood with demonstrators, calling for more to be done.
“If you allow possibly hundreds of thousands of people to be evicted into homelessness, into a surge, in the winter, you are affecting the safety of all New Yorkers,” Williams said.READ MORE: Police: Woman Dies After Being Pushed In Front Of Oncoming Subway In Times Square, Man In Custody
A group representing landlords says they are sympathetic, but need …
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