Reopening Businesses Safely in the New York Metro Area: What to Expect and How to Stay Safe

After COVID-19 closures, we provide safety steps and outline regulations taking place for reopening businesses safely in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. As the New York metro area begins to reopen, building owners and managers have questions about reopening businesses safely for tenants, clients and visitors. With guidelines and regulations that change often, here are the current [...]

2020-06-04T13:34:16-04:00

Fun Educational Activities To Do With Kids Bored at Home

Educational activities to do with kids at home and keep them away from screens. If you’d like to go beyond your children’s remote learning and screen time, try these fun, educational activities for kids who may be bored at home due to pandemic restrictions. Many of the activities use items already in your pantry or around the house. [...]

2020-05-26T11:20:58-04:00

How landlords can provide better coronavirus safety for tenants

  Landlords should have a plan to help provide better coronavirus safety for tenants. As a landlord, you may be wondering how you can provide better coronavirus safety for tenants, your employees and your building. The coronavirus has added new considerations and challenges to your operations. You probably have questions about your legal obligations. These handy tips can [...]

2020-05-19T15:04:58-04:00

Cleaning Product Substitutes During Covid-19 Shortage

With household cleaning products in short supply during the Covid-19 pandemic, try these cleaning product substitutes to clean and sanitize your home. You may be looking for cleaning product substitutes since the aisles with cleaning and paper products are pretty sparse at most grocery stores and online. Hand sanitizing wipes and gels are in short supply. Luckily, many [...]

2020-05-12T17:51:57-04:00

Attorney Alex Lycoyannis Answers Landlord Questions on Rent Collection During Covid-19

Attorney Alex Lycoyannis discusses landlord-tenant issues, including rent collection and eviction moratorium in New York during the COVID-19 pandemic. To help building owners navigate this uncertain time, the following “Ask Our Attorney” column has been republished with permission from Small Property Owners of New York (SPONY) and attorney Alex Lycoyannis of the firm Rosenberg & Estis. During this [...]

2020-05-26T10:31:49-04:00

‘Fairness’ in Landlord-Tenant Matters amid Covid-19

Guest author Janet Nina Esagoff weighs in on the unfairness of landlord-tenant matters in the coronavirus pandemic.   The following article is a guest post by Janet Nina Esagoff, Esq. New York City and Long Island have been especially hit hard by the Covid-19 crisis, resulting in many shuttered businesses and out-of-work residents filing for record unemployment and [...]

2020-05-21T15:55:44-04:00

Major Insurers Offering Auto Insurance Discounts Due to Covid-19

Major insurers are offering auto insurance discounts because they've noticed that you’re driving a lot less these days, courtesy of the COVID-19 pandemic. You've probably noticed this as well. Call it a refund, a discount, a rebate or a credit, but dozens of insurers are cutting the cost of auto insurance for their customers. According to the Insurance Information [...]

2020-05-21T16:08:24-04:00