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Eviction Moratorium: What Lawyers Need To Know About The COVID-19 Emergency Eviction And Foreclosure Prevention Act Of 2020

Eviction Moratorium: What Lawyers Need To Know About The COVID-19 Emergency Eviction And Foreclosure Prevention Act Of 2020

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Please note: Members of NYSBA's Real Property Law Section and General Practice Section qualify for a discounted rate of $25.00 for this program. 

Panelists will discuss the recently enacted COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2020, the changes in the legal landscape following this new law, and how to advise tenants, homeowners, and landlords throughout the state.

Hon. Jeffrey Dinowitz (NYS Assembly 81st District) and Hon. Brian Kavanagh (NYS Senate 26th District) will provide an overview of and key provisions of the new law. Members of the Real Property Law Section and General Practice Section will join the panel and provide practical guidance and the information you need to effectively represent your clients. Ample time will be left for Q&A.

Reasons to Attend: 

  • Get an overview of the Act and key provisions, including the 60 day stay, and further stays until May 1, 2021.
  • Understand the requirements of the standard hardship declaration form – What is it? What information is required? Who decides if someone qualifies?
  • Get advice on effectively representing tenants, homeowners and landlords
  • Learn about next steps and what to do if a tenant is causing a substantial safety hazard to others
  • Learn about the prohibition on negative credit decisions to homeowners who receive a stay on mortgage foreclosure, tax foreclosure or tax lien sales
  • Review the Senior Citizens’ Homeowner Exemption and Disabled Homeowner Exemption programs 

Speakers:

Hon. Jeffrey Dinowitz, NYS Assembly, 81st District

Hon. Brian Kavanagh, NYS Senate, 26th District

Domenick Napoletano, Law Offices of Domenick Napoletano, Brooklyn

Massimo F. D'Angelo, Akerman LLP, New York City

Jennie Stephens-Romero, Make the Road New York, Brooklyn

Robert R. Romaker, Managing Attorney, Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York

Start Date:
  • January 15, 2021
Start Time:
  • 11:30 AM
End Time:
  • 1:00 PM
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 1.5
Total Credit(s):
  • 1.5
Region:
  • Virtual Participation
Format:
  • Webinar
Product Code:
  • 0KC11
Section Member Price: $25.00
NYSBA Member Price: $50.00 Join (or renew) for special member pricing
Non-Member Price: $150.00
Sponsoring Committee Group
  • Real Property Law Section
  • General Practice Section