Unfortunately it looks as if some people are using the pandemic to bypass certain housing laws… making it easier to take advantage of the ‘deals’ they may have otherwise never received.
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Unfortunately it looks as if some people are using the pandemic to bypass certain housing laws… making it easier to take advantage of “deals” they may otherwise never receive.
Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered that no one in New York can be expedited from their homes because he had not paid rent during the pandemic. It was intended to help to protect tenants in the face of such difficult financial times.
Because of this, some renters refuse to pay what they are owed even if they can afford to do so.
Paula Rosado rented out her beautiful three bedroom home in Sag Harbor to a wealthy man who made her life a living nightmare in the middle of the pandemic.
Summer homes in the Hamptons can be rents at upwards of $100,000 in monthly rents.
At the end of April 2020, her rental ended up in May, and she told him he refused to leave or pay rent and utilities.
Paula claims that he was in a position to stop paying rent and owed more than $15,000 to her, but she also claimed that he and his dogs had completely destroyed her lovely home.
She described and documented the complete mess, both inside and out of the property — ripped furniture, tagged carpets, damaged walls, broken windows… and the list goes on and on.
Watch the video below to learn more about the housing issues created by COVID-19 and the non-eviction order that started with good intentions.