Demanding that New York State strengthen its laws protecting renters, about 1,000 tenants from all over the state marched June….
Ebbets Field Tenants Sue for Repairs
In the seven buildings that make up the Ebbets Field apartment complex in Brooklyn, the large number of people standing….
RGB Hears Tenants’ Silent Action
After the Rent Guidelines Board’s landlord representatives complained they had been unable to present their rent-increase proposal at its preliminary….
Rockland RGB Freezes Rents; Westchester, Nassau Raise Them
Rent-stabilized tenants in Rockland County will see a rent freeze in the coming year, but those in Westchester and Nassau….
The City’s Rezoning Plan Is No Good for Inwood
The city Economic Development Corporation’s Inwood rezoning plan states that one of its main goals “is to preserve and create….
City Brings First Lawsuit Under Source of Income Discrimination Ban
On June 20, the city filed its first two cases charging landlords and real-estate brokers with violating the 2008 law….
Presidenta del condado de Manhattan se opone a la rezonificación de Inwood
El 26 de abril, la Presidenta del Condado de Manhattan, Gale Brewer, firmó y entregó su recomendación sobre la propuesta….
Manhattan Boro President Opposes Inwood Rezoning
On April 26, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer signed and submitted her recommendation on the city Economic Development Corporation’s proposal….
Why Tenants Need a Rent Freeze
New York City’s Rent Stabilization Law of 1969 states that all city rent controls “have a twofold purpose: to limit….
We Can’t ‘Wait Till Next Year’ for Stronger Rent Laws
Almost 51 years to the day after Jackie Robinson strolled out to first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers and desegregated….
Top State Court Rules 150,000 Households Not Regulated
On April 26, the New York Court of Appeals overturned a lower-court decision and ruled that some 150,000 apartments deregulated….
Trump Threatens Devastating HUD Cuts
On April 25, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson announced proposed legislation that would sharply raise rents for….
National Movement for Stronger Rent Laws Grows
As the nation’s affordable-housing crisis deepens, tenants from New York to Nashville to California are demanding that local governments have….
Residentes de Inwood dicen no a la rezonificación
Más de 500 personas acudieron a una audiencia en Inwood el 22 de febrero, sobre el plan de la ciudad….
Tenant Privacy Rights
Throughout the city, landlords are asking tenants for unlimited ac- cess to their apartments and requir- ing them to give….