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The Nuts and Bolts of Representing Landlords and Tenants in 2021

The Nuts and Bolts of Representing Landlords and Tenants in 2021


Landlord and tenant practice has significantly changed in New York State. This program will take you step by step through the current process. Get practical advice and information you need to effectively represent and counsel your clients. 

Topics to Include:

  • Get an overview of the recently enacted COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2020 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 


Massimo F. D'Angelo, Esq., Akerman LLP

Jennie Stephens-Romero, Esq., Make the Road New York

Section Member Price: $25.00 Join (or renew) for special member pricing
Non-Member Price: $150.00
Published Date:
  • February 12, 2021
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VKD41
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 1.5
Total Credit(s):
  • 1.5