Tiempo: NY eviction ban ends, supporting those in need

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Sunday, January 30, 2022
Tiempo: NY eviction ban ends, supporting those in need
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In this episode of Tiempo, what's next for renters after New York's eviction ban expired. Plus, an organization working to support those in need.

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- In this episode of Tiempo, New York's ban on evictions recently expired and thousands of low-income city residents are behind on their rent.

Many feared the end of the statewide moratorium would lead to mass evictions.

But the process of removing renters from their homes for non-payment will now go to the court system.

To break this down and what it means for renters at risk of losing their apartments, Joe Torres caught up with immigration attorney Chris Cubanelles for some legal insight on renters' rights.

Plus, Joe chats with the Latino organizers at the Hoodspitality Restaurant Group.

The group has led the charge in times of crisis and feeding those in need by providing hot meals.

Recently they banded with other community groups in the Bronx to raise and distribute relief funds for the Bronx high-rise fire survivors.

Joe talks to them about their mission and outreach.

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Tiempo airs Sunday mornings at 11:30 a.m. on Channel 7.