September 15th marked one year since the City Council held a hearing on the Housing Not Warehousing Act. Homeless activists….
For three days in mid-June, a coalition of housing and community organizations camped outside Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Midtown office in….
On May 31, state Supreme Court Justice Richard Velasquez dismissed a lawsuit brought by landlords challenging the legality of the….
On June 14, a fire obliterated Grenfell Tower, a 24-story block of public housing in London. Eighty people have been….
Tenant issues were, as usual, given short shrift in the New York State Legislature’s 2017 session. On June 14, the….
Steven Croman, whose wholesale harassment of tenants in the more than 180 buildings he owns made him the iconic predatory….
As a rent-stabilized tenant at 325 East 12th St. in the East Village, I have seen predatory equity in action…..
Ruth Hippolyte thought she’d gotten a good deal when she found a rent-stabilized one-bedroom apartment near Brooklyn College for $1,395….
As students of community organizing, planning, and development at Hunter College’s Silberman School of Social Work, Kate Clark and Victoria….
En agosto pasado, después de una ola de protestas por parte de residentes del vecindario, el Concejo Municipal rechazó un….
Antes de su votación del 27 de junio que establecerá cuáles aumentos de alquileres serán permitidos para apartamentos con el….
Before its June 27 vote setting what rent increases to allow for rent-stabilized apartments, the city Rent Guidelines Board will….
The City Council has now held hearings on all 12 bills in a package intended to stop landlords from using….
Last August, after a wave of protests by neighborhood residents, the City Council defeated a plan to rezone 4650 Broadway….
Los Angeles has an image as a collection of sprawling suburbs, but it’s actually a city of tenants: It’s second….