Santos’ Sister Agrees To Settle Queens Eviction Lawsuit, Donated $30,000 To Santos While Refusing To Pay Rent

Gothamist reports:

Long Island Rep. George Santos’ sister has settled a suit seeking her eviction from an apartment in Elmhurst, Queens over more than a year of unpaid rent. She agreed to pay her former landlord $1,000 a month through October 2024 to cover what she owed, for a total of $19,525, according to a settlement agreement released Friday. Tiffany Lee Devolder Santos vacated the apartment in mid-January. By that time, she owed $41,050, according to the settlement.

While she received more than $30,000 in emergency rental assistance through the state’s COVID-era ERAP program, defraying what she owed, she hadn’t made a single rent payment since March 2020, housing court records show. While allegedly withholding monthly rent payments of $2,050 between March 2020 and December 2022, Tiffany Santos donated nearly $30,000 to her brother’s campaign and other Republican causes, federal records show.

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