New York Mayor Bill de Blasio wants state lawmakers to expand tenant protections for the city’s 1 million rent-regulated apartments.
A Bronx woman turned herself in to police Monday following a two-month probe of an alleged rental scam in Upper Manhattan.
City council members are looking at how Airbnb and other home-rentals affect New York’s economy and housing market.
Some people were just looking for a place to live in Upper Manhattan, but they ended up falling victim to a scam.
The city financed the creation of more than 17,300 affordable housing units during 2014, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office announced Thursday.
The New Jersey State Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday as it wrestles with how to make sure affordable housing gets built, after a state agency failed to approve revised rules toward that end and comply with a court order.
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is known as one of the trendiest and most expensive neighborhoods in the city. But now, a new building is offering staggeringly low prices to rent and tens of thousands of people are vying to get in on it.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Cardinal Timothy Dolan are joining forces to break ground at a new community housing development in the Bronx.
There were 48,000 applicants for the 124 apartments — about one-fifth of them set aside for the formerly homeless.
A revised plan to upgrade the South Street Seaport was unveiled Monday – featuring plans for a middle school, a food market, and new housing.
A settlement was reached in 2009 that requires the county to spend $51 million and build 750 units of fair and affordable housing in 31 mostly white communities by 2016.
The three sites are part of the EPA’s brownfields program, which helps cleanse and reuse properties with moderate contamination.
The job of building more than 2,000 affordable homes near the Barclays Center — long delayed — is now expected to be completed 10 years ahead of schedule.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and other elected officials joined tenants of Stuyvesant Town on the East Side Friday, at a rally to demand that affordable rents be preserved under a pending sale.
Realtor Brian Phillips said in a city known for extravagant rents, affordable rooms in convents are one of the real estate industry’s best kept secrets.