Squatters in the Hamptons on the Rise During Outbreak
The Hamptons is the place to squat during a time when you can't be evicted. Go big or go home. Well, I guess you don't have to go home until August.
It shouldn't be a surprise to anyone that people are struggling financially right now. New People could be hurting for some time yet. With many out of work or collecting unemployment, paying rent can be taxing when you're trying to pay bills and keep food on the table. To help with the situation, Cuomo has ordered that residents cannot be evicted until August. It's a measure that will know doubt help those who desperately need it. Some people may be using the crisis to prey on landlords.
If you're going to stay in a house that you don't own it damn well better be an upgrade from your current pad. According to the New York Post, landlords in the Hamptons are claiming that some short term tenants are using the crisis to their advantage. Some landlord are allegedly dealing with tenants who's lease has expired during the outbreak are refusing to leave.
The property owners claim they're losing out on a ton of money especially with Memorial Day Weekend coming up.