South Richmond Hill, NY asked in Landlord - Tenant for New York

Q: Do tenants have to pay rent they owe after the Covid-19 crisis is over?

Hi, I heard that in New York there’s a new thing where tenants don’t have to pay their rent for three months until the Covid 19 crisis settles down. Would they have to pay back all of the rent after?

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Gregory Byrnes
Gregory Byrnes
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  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: You still have to pay rent - however - there is no enforcement mechanism if you don’t pay rent right now. So yes, you will still have to pay back the 3 months rent in June.

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