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Cuomo Eviction Moratorium Survives Lawsuit by N.Y. Landlords

Andrew Cuomo.

Andrew Cuomo.

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A federal judge rejected a lawsuit from three Westchester landlords seeking to end Governor Andrew Cuomo’s moratorium on evictions.

Governors across the nation have issued similar orders, attempting to protect millions of renters put out of work or facing economic uncertainty due to lockdowns and other disruptions. But many landlords argue that prohibitions on evictions leave them no recourse against tenants who don’t pay.