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COVID-19
Emergency Eviction & Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2020


On December 28, 2020, Governor Cuomo signed into law the COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2020 (L. 2020, c. 381; “Act”).  The Act provides immediate relief to respondents and defendants in residential eviction proceedings and foreclosure actions in New York State, including, among other things:

  1. Staying pending residential eviction proceedings (“Proceedings”) and residential real property mortgage foreclosure actions (“Actions”) for sixty days.
  2. Staying Proceedings and Actions filed within thirty days of December 28, 2020 for sixty days.
  3. Publishing form “Hardship Declarations” to be used by tenant-respondents in eviction matters and defendant-mortgagors in residential foreclosure actions in reporting financial hardship during or due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  4. Staying Proceedings and Actions until at least May 1, 2021 in Proceedings and Actions where a tenant-respondent or defendant-mortgagor submits a completed Hardship Declaration.

Important Information:

 

  1. The COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2020
  2. Administrative Order AO/340/2020 (addressing eviction proceedings).
  3. Administrative Order AO/341/20 (addressing foreclosure actions)
  4. Memorandum of Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence K. Marks, dated December 30, 2020 (addressing eviction proceedings).
  5. Memorandum of Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence K. Marks, dated December 31, 2020 (addressing foreclosure actions).
  6. CIVIL LEGAL SERVICES PROVIDERS FOR HOUSING MATTERS
  7. Foreclosure cases (Excel listing of county and index number only) in which Hardship Declarations were mailed to a defendant at 99 Washington Avenue, Albany (Department of State), but returned by the U.S. Post Service.

 

Hardship Declarations:

(When Signed and submitted by residential tenants and residential homeowners/mortgagors, requires their cases to be temporarily delayed (or not started until at least May 1, 2021).

ENGLISH
Eviction Hardship Declaration
Foreclosure Hardship Declaration

SPANISH
AVISO AL INQUILINO - Eviction Hardship Declaration
AVISO AL DEUDOR HIPOTECARIO - Foreclosure Hardship Declaration

ALBANIAN
NJOFTIM PËR QIRAMARRËSIT - Eviction Hardship Declaration
NJOFTIM DREJTUAR DEBITORIT - Foreclosure Hardship Declaration

ARABIC
إشعار المستأجر - Eviction Hardship Declaration
إشعار الراهن - Foreclosure Hardship Declaration

BENGALI
ভাড়াটেদের নোটিশ - Eviction Hardship Declaration
মর্টগেজ গ্রহীতার প্রতি বিজ্ঞপ্তি - Foreclosure Hardship Declaration

BURMESE
ဒုကၡအခက္အခဲေၾကာင့္ႏွင္ထုတ္ခံရျခင္း ေၾကညာခ်က္ - Eviction Hardship Declaration
ဒုကၡအခက္အခဲေၾကာင့္အိမ္သိမ္းခံရျခင္း ေၾကညာခ်က - Foreclosure Hardship Declaration

CHINESE (SIMPLIFIED)
《承租人通知》 - Eviction Hardship Declaration
《抵押人通知》 - Foreclosure Hardship Declaration

CHINESE (TRADITIONAL)
承租人通知 - Eviction Hardship Declaration
抵押人通知 - Foreclosure Hardship Declaration

FRENCH
AVIS AUX LOCATAIRES - Eviction Hardship Declaration
AVIS AU PRETEUR HYPOTECAIRE - Foreclosure Hardship Declaration

HAITIAN-CREOLE
AVI A LOKATÈ - Eviction Hardship Declaration
AVI A IPOTEKÈ - Foreclosure Hardship Declaration

KAREN
Eviction Hardship Declaration
Foreclosure Hardship Declaration

KOREAN
임차인에게 고지함 - Eviction Hardship Declaration
저당권 설정자에게 고지함 - Foreclosure Hardship Declaration

NEPALI
बहालवालालाई सूचना - Eviction Hardship Declaration
मोर्टगेजरलाई सूचना - Foreclosure Hardship Declaration

POLISH
Zawiadomienie dla Najemcy - Eviction Hardship Declaration
Zawiadomienie dla Dłużnika Hipotecznego - Foreclosure Hardship Declaration

PUNJABI-EASTERN
ਕਿਰਾਏਦਾਰ ੰਨੂ ਨੋ ਕਿਸ - Eviction Hardship Declaration
ਗਿਰਵੀਨਾਮਾ ਦਾਰ ੰਨੂ ਨੋ ਗਿਸ - Foreclosure Hardship Declaration

PUNJABI-WESTERN
کرائے دار لئی نوٹس - Eviction Hardship Declaration
مور گيج تے قرضہ لين والے لئی نوٹس - Foreclosure Hardship Declaration

RUSSIAN
УВЕДОМЛЕНИЕ АРЕНДАТОРУ - Eviction Hardship Declaration
УВЕДОМЛЕНИЕ ЗАЁМЩИКУ ПО ИПОТЕКЕ - Foreclosure Hardship Declaration

URDU
کرائے دار کو نوٹس: - Eviction Hardship Declaration
:ئیداد رہن رکھنے والے کو نوٹساج - Foreclosure Hardship Declaration

VIETNAMESE
THÔNG BÁO CHO NGƯỜI THUÊ NHÀ - Eviction Hardship Declaration
THÔNG BÁO CHO NGƯỜI THẾ CHẤP - Foreclosure Hardship Declaration

WOLOF
YËGLE BUÑU JAGLEEL LOKATEER BI - Eviction Hardship Declaration
YËGLE BUÑU JAGLEEL IPOTEKEER BI - Foreclosure Hardship Declaration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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