Many programs that promise “affordable hous-ing” fail to deliver, claimed speakers at a March27 conference at Hunter College. Invitationsto the….
For much of this past summer, numerous families who qualified for one of New York’s only remaining rental-assistance programs were….
“We can help you avoid shelter,” claims an ad campaign launched by New York City’s Department of Homeless Services in….
Demanding that the City Council pass the Tenants’ Bill of Rights Law, several dozen people rallied outside Bronx Housing Court….
The New York Court of Appeals on June 24 approved the state’s use of eminent domain to acquire property for….
Thirteen tenant activists were arrested July 12 in a sit-in protesting state Senate Democrats’ failure to pass pro-tenant legislation this….
A lawsuit seeking to end the practice of “tenant blacklisting” was withdrawn in mid-November, though the lawyers who filed it vow….
On September 13, a state Supreme Court judge gave New York City the go-ahead to cut off rental assistance to….
On October 31, lawyers working with the Metropolitan Council on Housing filed a case in New York State Supreme Court….
La Ciudad de Nueva York tiene algunas de las leyes más fuertes de todo el país con respecto a los….
New York City has some of the strongest tenants’ rights laws in the nation, but what good are they for….
Two state courts have struck down the “poor tax” rent increases set by the city Rent Guidelines Board in 2008….