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New bill would waive rent for 3 months

WHECTV
Updated: March 26, 2020 01:22 PM
Created: March 26, 2020 04:43 AM

ALBANY, N.Y. (WHEC) — State lawmakers are considering a bill that would cancel rent payments during the outbreak.

The legislation would waive rent for both residential and small business tenants for the next three months.

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The measure would also waive mortgage payments for landlords.

If passed, the state would have to set guidelines for who would qualify.


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