assembly Bill A8241

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Extends the "COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2020" and the "COVID-19 Emergency Protect Our Small Businesses Act of 2021" until October 31, 2021

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Aug 25, 2021 referred to judiciary

A8241 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7315
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Real Property
Laws Affected:
Amd Part A §§1, 4, 6 - 9 & 13, Part B Subpart A §§2, 5, 7, 8 & 12, Part B Subpart B §§2 - 4, Part B Subpart C §§1 & 2, Part B Subpart D §2, Chap 381 of 2020; amd Part A §§1, 2, 5, 7 - 9 & 13, Part B Subpart A §§2, 5, 7, 8 & 12, Part B Subpart B §§2 - 4, Part B Subpart C §§1 & 2, Chap 73 of 2021

A8241 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Extends the "COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2020" and the "COVID-19 Emergency Protect Our Small Businesses Act of 2021" until October 31, 2021.

A8241 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8241
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              August 25, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. NIOU -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Judiciary
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  COVID-19  Emergency  Eviction  and  Foreclosure
   Prevention  Act  of  2020,  in relation to extending the effectiveness
   thereof; and to amend the COVID-19 Emergency Protect Our  Small  Busi-
   nesses Act of 2021, in relation to extending the effectiveness thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 1 of part A of chapter 381 of  the
 laws  of 2020 establishing the "COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclo-
 sure Prevention Act of 2020", as amended by chapter 104 of the  laws  of
 2021, is amended to read as follows:
   4. "Hardship declaration" means the following statement, or a substan-
 tially  equivalent  statement  in  the  tenant's  primary  language,  in
 14-point type, published by the office of court administration,  whether
 in physical or electronic written form:
   "NOTICE  TO  TENANT:  If  you  have lost income or had increased costs
 during the COVID-19 pandemic, or moving would pose a significant  health
 risk  for you or a member of your household due to an increased risk for
 severe illness or death from  COVID-19  due  to  an  underlying  medical
 condition,  and  you  sign and deliver this hardship declaration form to
 your landlord, you cannot be evicted until at least [August] OCTOBER 31,
 2021 for nonpayment of rent or for holding over after the expiration  of
 your lease. You may still be evicted for violating your lease by persis-
 tently   and   unreasonably  engaging  in  behavior  that  substantially
 infringes on the use and enjoyment of  other  tenants  or  occupants  or
 causes a substantial safety hazard to others.
   If  your  landlord has provided you with this form, your landlord must
 also provide you with a mailing address and e-mail address to which  you
 can  return  this form. If your landlord has already started an eviction
 proceeding against you, you can return this form to  either  your  land-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.