Jimmy McMillan, the man who has become famous for making his political name over the claim that “the rent is too damn high,” said Tuesday that he is running the risk of losing his place to live.
Imagine the surprise and dismay of a disabled woman, confined to a wheelchair, when she was told that she would have to move to a smaller apartment to keep her housing subsidy.
Federal funding for the program ended this week but about 300 people are still sleeping in city-funded hotel rooms that are paid for through Friday.
The city’s lawyers argued that the 350 remaining evacuees have to be out by Oct. 1 since the Federal Emergency Management Agency is no longer reimbursing the city for its hotel program.
The eviction notice sent out to dozens of business owners said to be out by the end of August.
The owner of a Long Island house where a woman died in a fire was facing eviction because of unpaid taxes, officials said.
The ruling from the New York State Court of Appeals overturned a lower court’s ruling that the drastic penalty was likely to leave a woman and her three young children homeless.
The man who shot and killed a former co-worker outside of the Empire State Building was not evicted but was told to vacate his Upper East Side apartment so the landlord could make renovations, a police source told Reuters.
Peter Kantorowski has withdrawn a lawsuit trying to evict his 98-year-old mother and will allow her to remain in her Fairfield, Conn. home.
Living out her life in her own home in Fairfield, it’s unlikely Mary Kantorowski ever dreamed that at age 98, her own son would be trying to evict her.
Hardest-hit are ethnic urban neighborhoods, where about twice as many renters are forced to leave as in the general population, according to housing experts.
It looks as if Courtney Love is going to have to find another place to stay.