Post-Tropical Storm Sandy

City Marshal Richard McCoy Extends Citywide Suspension on Evictions

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Some city landlords are fuming at an announcement from New York City Marshal Richard McCoy today that all evictions remain suspended through this week as a result of Hurricane Sandy, and that “no target date” has been set for evictions to resume.

“I regret to inform you that evictions still remain suspended until further notices,” states a letter issued by Mr. McCoy.  “The city believes that the unprecedented damage, disruption, and impact of the Hurricane Sandy’s disaster upon the City of New York continues, including thousands of persons, with special needs who require shelter and other financial needs.” Read More