A state appeals court on July 23 ruled that the de Blasio administration’s rezoning of Inwood can proceed, reversing a….
In Memoriam: Tenant-Movement People Lost to COVID-19
Over 100,000 people have died nationwide from COVID-19, more than 20,000 of them in New York City. Each of those….
New York Democratic Primary Set for June 23
Federal courts block Cuomo’s efforts to cancel presidential primary New York State’s primary elections will be held on Tuesday, June….
Evictions Suspended Through June 19, Courts Closed, Future Uncertain
Opposition Grows to Return of ‘Business as Usual’ When They Reopen Evictions in New York are currently on hold through….
Landlords Threaten to Warehouse More Apartments
Since the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act was enacted in June 2019, some New York City landlords have dropped….
Caseros amenazan con almacenar más apartamentos
Desde que se promulgó la Ley de Estabilidad de Vivienda y Protección de Inquilinos (Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act)….
Cuomo Meets Plague With Brutal Austerity Budget
The media are fawning over Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s performance on the national stage in response to the coronavirus pandemic. They’re….
COVID-19 & Tenants’ Rights
A lot is unknown, a lot is changing every day – we know that we will get through this crisis….
Tenants to de Blasio: Roll Back Our Rents!
Take Message to Gracie Mansion Feb. 26 On February 26, Met Council and other members of the Rent Justice Coalition….
El programa para 2020 de Justicia de Vivienda para Todos
Hay 92,000 personas en Nueva York sin techo, muchas de ellas niños. La vivienda pública está deteriorada y la mitad….
The Demise Of Rent Control
Rent control in Boston began in 1968, when exceptional pressures on the rental housing market prompted the city to enact….
WBAI Back Under Local Direction After Destructive Takeover
Radio station WBAI (99.5 FM and wbai.org), which broadcasts Met Council’s weekly radio program, Housing Notebook, on Mondays from 8….
Toledano Tenants Tell Private-Equity Firm to Sell Their Buildings
Members of Tenants Taking Control, an organization of tenants in East Village buildings where former landlord Rafael Toledano drove out….
Bronx Tenants Demand Landlord Fix 67 ‘C’ Violations
Tenants from 1060 Sheridan Avenue in the Bronx filed suit in Housing Court November 15 in another attempt to force….
Boston Activists Canvass to Revive Rent Control
Hundreds of Boston housing activists spent the afternoon of Sept. 21 knocking on doors in the Roxbury, Chinatown, Mattapan and….