A crowd of supporters including elected officials, legal professionals and concerned neighbors gathered to attempt to stop an illegal eviction of a resident in Bushwick, Brooklyn during the State mandated moratorium due to the pandemic, August 8, 2020.
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New York State lawmakers have voted to extend an eviction protection for renters until Jan. 15, 2022, following the Supreme Court’s decision last month to overturn the national moratorium.
Despite the lifting of that countrywide protection, nearly half of renters remain shielded from eviction by local policies, according to a recent analysis by the Urban Institute.
In addition to New York, Illinois…