The tenant movement suffered an enormous loss when Tom Waters died April 4, apparently from the COVID-19 virus. A leading….
Los controles de alquileres llegan al norte del estado – otra vez
El finado Warren Anderson, líder de la mayoría republicana en el Senado Estatal de Nueva York desde 1973 hasta 1988,….
Rent Controls Come to Upstate New York – Again
The late Warren Anderson, the Republican majority leader of the New York State Senate from 1973 to 1988, had a….
Traducido por Lightning Translations La multitud en la Bronx Ale House estalló en aplausos y gritos. Algunos bailaban o saltaban,….
Ossining Opts Into Rent Stabilization
On September 5, the trustees of the Westchester County village of Ossining voted to opt into the Emergency Tenant Protection….
IDC Wiped Out!
The crowd at the Bronx Ale House erupted in cheers and shouts. Some danced or jumped up and down, although….
Legislature Adjourns Without Acting on Tenant Bills
The 2018 session of the New York State Legislature ended with a whimper, not a bang. For the first time….
Strange Doings on Planet Albany: Cuomo’s Election-Year Conversion?
On April 24 Democrats won two special elections for the state Senate, one in the Bronx and the other in….
Corey Johnson Pledges to Push Albany on Rent Laws
New City Council Speaker Corey Johnson has vowed to join tenant advo- cates in a campaign to pressure the state….
Vacancies Put Wrinkle in Struggle for Control of State Senate
With two Democratic state senators elected to other offices Nov. 7, the jockeying about which party will control the Senate….
¿Qué será necesario para forzar a Andrew Cuomo a fortalecer las protecciones de alquileres?
El gobernador Andrew Cuomo pronunció su octavo discurso sobre el Informe del Estado (State of the State) el 3 de….
The Case Against Jeff Klein and the IDC
The Independent Democratic Conference is a group of eight state senators who have entered into a power-sharing agreement with the….
What Will It Take to Force Andrew Cuomo to Strengthen Rent Protections?
Governor Andrew Cuomo gave his eighth annual State of the State speech on January 3, and once again, he said….
City Council to Be Slightly Less Progressive
The City Council is likely to be slightly less progressive over the next four years, after the Sept. 12 Democratic….
Albany Stiffs Tenants Yet Again
Tenant issues were, as usual, given short shrift in the New York State Legislature’s 2017 session. On June 14, the….