Lien Sale Postponed until 10/20/21


The New York State Legislature has approved legislation to extend the COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2020 from August 31, 2021 until January 15, 2022.  As a result, the City of Glen Cove tax lien sale will now be held on October 20, 2021 only for those property owners who do not submit a hardship declaration to the City of Glen Cove, 9 Glen Street, Glen Cove, NY 11542 Attention: City Controller, Tax Lien Hardship Declaration.

The submission of such a declaration, unless withdrawn by the owner, shall act as a temporary stay applicable to the City of Glen Cove and for tax lien sales and tax foreclosure actions and proceedings against such owner for such property that have been commenced or could have been commenced before January 15, 2022.  In order to qualify to submit a hardship declaration, the property owner must own less than ten residential or ten commercial units.  Hardship declarations must be received by the City of Glen Cove no later than October 15, 2021.  Only those properties for which no hardship declaration is received by October 15, 2021 shall be included in the tax lien sale to be held on October 20, 2021.

A copy of the hardship declaration can be accessed on the New York State Department of Tax and Finance’s website at the following links: