Commercial and Residential Evictions Suspended Indefinitely
On March 13, 2020, DOI notified all City marshals that residential evictions were suspended for one week, from March 16 through March 20, 2020. On March 16, 2020, DOI notified all City marshals that, “all eviction proceedings are suspended indefinitely,” and a copy of the New York State Unified Court System Memorandum, dated March 15, 2020, (click here to read the memo
) that called for the suspension, was included in the broadcast email.
Anyone with knowledge of City marshals attempting to execute on warrants of eviction can report this activity by calling DOI’s Bureau of City Marshals at (212) 825-5953.
Report Corruption by Phone and Online
Due to social distancing guidelines set by the City, DOI is not meeting with complainants in person. However, we still want to hear from you and are available by phone (212) 825-5959, where someone will take your complaint. If a staff member is not available by phone, we ask that you leave a detailed message and DOI will return your call. You can also submit a complaint online by clicking this link