COVID-19 FAQ

  • HANYC is pleased to report that the suspension of certain sections of the Real Property and Proceedings Law, the Real Property Law and the Multiple Dwelling Law has been extended by Executive Order through November 3, 2020. 

The most recent EO extends the following relevant section from a prior EO:

Section 711 of the Real Property and Proceedings Law, Section 232-a of the Real Property Law, and subdivisions 8 and 9 of section 4 of the Multiple Dwelling Law, and any other law or regulation are suspended and modified to the extent that such laws would otherwise create a landlord tenant relationship between any individual assisting with the response to COVID-19 or any individual that has been displaced due to COVID-19, and any individual or entity, including but not limited to any hotel owner, hospital, not-for-profit housing provider, hospital, or any other temporary housing provider who provides temporary housing for a period of thirty days or more solely for purposes of assisting in the response to COVID-19.

All travelers to New York State from any state other than Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Vermont, or country with a CDC level 2 or 3 risk are required to fill out the New York State Traveler Health Form upon arrival.

If you were out of New York State for less than 24 hours, you do not need to quarantine, but you must fill out the Traveler Health Form AND take a COVID-19 diagnostic test four days after your arrival.

If you were out of New York State for more than 24 hours, you must fill out the Traveler Health Form AND quarantine for 14 days. You may be permitted to exit quarantine early if you:

Take a COVID-19 test within three days prior to your arrival to New York, AND quarantine for three days following your arrival, AND take another COVID-19 test on the fourth day following your arrival. If both tests are negative, you can end quarantine.

While quarantining, you must remain indoors and only go outside for critical needs like medical care, including getting tested for COVID-19.

Essential workers are not required to quarantine but must seek COVID-19 diagnostic testing on the fourth day following their arrival in New York State. Teachers, school employees and childcare workers must quarantine for three days following their arrival and get tested for COVID-19 on the fourth day.

COVID-19 testing is available at no cost to you and is confidential and safe. To find a location near you, visit https://www.nychealthandhospitals.org/test-and-trace/testing/ or call 212-COVID19.

NYS Traveler Health Forms: You can complete the online form