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December 15, 2020


As the COVID-19 pandemic resurges, landlord-tenant relations, already strained by the events of recent months, face new pressures. Recently, a federal court in New York issued a long-awaited decision in Melendez v. The City of New York, rejecting legal challenges to three city ordinances protecting tenants. 

In an article for Law360, Kerry Cooperman, Joshua Sohn and Chloe Rosenberg describe the city ordinances, summarize the court's decision and highlight some of the likely implications for New York City landlords and tenants.

Read the article on Law360 (subscription required).