First Time Ever: NYC's Rent Guidelines Board Votes For Stabilized Rent FreezeFor the first time in its history Monday, the New York City Rent Guidelines Board voted in favor of a rent freeze on one-year rent-stabilized leases.
Housing Court Orders Brooklyn Landlord To Make Repairs To Greenpoint BuildingSome Brooklyn renters say their landlord tore up floors and walls to force them out. Now, after a year-long battle, tenants are celebrating a legal victory after a housing court judge ordered the owner to make crucial building repairs.
Complaint Alleges UWS Building Owners Are Discriminating Against Older ResidentsSome rent-stabilized tenants in the Stonehenge Village building, at 120-196 W. 97th St. between Amsterdam and Columbus avenues, were furious after a gym opened up in their building and they were told they were forbidden from using it.
City Tells Bushwick Families To Leave Homes Deemed Dangerous And UnsafeA pair of signs posted on apartment doors sitting across from each other in a Brooklyn tenement offer a foreboding message.
East Village Rent-Stabilized Tenant Refuses To LeaveAn East Village man has refused to leave his rent-stabilized apartment, despite efforts to get him to leave as the building is renovated.
Landlords, Tenants Face Off At Rent Guidelines Board Public HearingUnder the proposal, a one-year lease could see a rent increase from 3.25 percent to 6.25 percent. A two-year lease could go up from 5 percent to 9.5 percent, according to the rent board.