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Young Immigrant Illegally Evicted After Losing Job Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

The Legal Aid Society is a resource for tenants concerned about their housing rights during the pandemic, as reported by NY1 Noticias.
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LAS Calls for Aggressive Steps to Prevent a Building Eviction Crisis

Proposals call for suspending or forgiving rent payments in the aftermath of COVID-19's economic destruction, reports The Appeal.
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LAS Demands Rent Freeze for NYC’s Rent-Stabilized Apartments

Following new RGB report, advocates fear a rent increase amidst the coronavirus outbreak could lead to mass evictions, according to Curbed.
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LAS Explains Changes to Mortgages and Foreclosures During COVID-19 Crisis

Legal Aid housing attorneys answer frequently asked questions in a piece on QNS.com.
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LAS Supports Legislation That Would Extend Eviction Moratorium Through End of Year

The new legislation would protect tenants who have been economically devastated by the COVID-19 outbreak, reports Gothamist.
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Man with Young Family Evicted From Apartment While Wife Hospitalized with COVID-19

Legal Aid housing attorneys in Brooklyn are fighting in court to allow the family to return home, reports NY1.
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LAS Slams Decision That Prioritizes Landlords Over Tenants

The decision, by New York State's Court of Appeals, strikes down part of last year's new rent laws that holds landlords accountable for overcharging tenants, Curbed New York reports.
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LAS Offers Guidance to NYC Renters During Coronavirus Pandemic

The Legal Aid Society's Ellen Davidson spoke with Curbed about the most pressing questions tenants have about the developing situation.
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Op-Ed: Make the Coronavirus Eviction Moratorium Real

Jason Wu, a housing attorney in The Legal Aid Society's civil practice informs tenants about their rights under New York City's emergency eviction moratorium in today's New York Daily News.
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Advocacy Groups Call for Rent Freeze for New Yorkers

Elected officials and tenants' rights advocates are demanding a freeze for residents hit hard by the destabilizing effects of the Coronavirus outbreak, which has crippled the economic life of America's largest city, according to Curbed NY.
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