- Governor Andrew Cuomo has been silent on an emergency bill to waive rent for New York’s renters during the coronavirus crisis. Bernie Sanders announced his support for the legislation.
- Mayor Bill de Blasio called for an immediate rent freeze on rent stabilized units, meaning that rents would not go up this year in the approximately 1 million units regulated by the Rent Guidelines Board.
- De Blasio announced the city may start issuing fines to individuals not following social distancing rules. The White House Coronavirus Task Force has instructed people who recently visited New York City to self-quarantine for 14 days.
- The COVID-19 infection rate at Rikers Island is 7 times worse than the......