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New York City Hall (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

City Council Passes Bill Doubling Fines For Landlords Found Guilty Of Harassing Tenants

Tuesday’s vote also forces those landlords to be publicly listed as offenders on the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s website.

09/24/2014

Stonehenge Village on the Upper West Side has opened a new gym that is only open to market-rate tenants. (Credit: Danny Perry/DNAInfo)

Complaint Alleges UWS Building Owners Are Discriminating Against Older Residents

Some 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.

08/20/2014

Williams Residence on 95th Street and West End Avenue (Credit: CBS 2)

UWS Senior Citizens Oppose Plan To Relocate Residence To East Harlem

Some Upper West Side senior citizens claim they’re being forced from their homes at the Williams Residence on 95th Street and West End Avenue.

06/17/2014

Melissa Mark-Viverito (Credit: Getty Images)

Speaker Mark-Viverito: Rent Freeze Is Needed For Struggling NYC Tenants

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito on Monday called on the Rent Guidelines Board to approve a rent freeze for New York City residents with rent-regulated apartments.

06/16/2014

Tenants protest in Crown Heights (Credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Tenants Protest, Demand More Protections To End Displacement

Hundreds of tenants joined forces with the Crown Heights Tenant Union to call for strengthened tenant protections in order to end displacement and what they call systematic rent overcharges.

06/07/2014

Queens Building Cracks

Tenants, Management Worry Cracks In Queens Building Could Lead To Collapse

Tenants in Rego Park, Queens were living in fear Wednesday that part of their apartment could collapse.

04/02/2014

Brooklyn Apartment Trashed

Brooklyn Tenants Face Landlord In Court, Say He Trashed Apartments To Push Them Out

A group of tenants in Brooklyn say their landlord is trashing the property to push out long-time residents and then raise the rents.

03/19/2014

2010 Chinatown apartment fire (credit: CBS 2)

Chinatown Residents Back In Rent-Controlled Apartments Following 2010 Fire

One of the worst fires ever in Chinatown ravaged three apartment buildings in April 2010 and left 200 people homeless.

07/18/2013

A home in Mystic Islands, N.J. wrecked by Superstorm Sandy (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

NJ Grant Program Aimed At Helping Sandy Victims Find Housing

The Landlord Incentive program covers about 30 percent of monthly rents for qualifying tenants. The rates paid would vary slightly based on the number of bedrooms in the rental, the county and the tenant’s income.

06/22/2013

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If Preliminary Vote Is Any Indication, Rent Hikes Coming To NYC Apartments

A preliminary decision was issued Tuesday for raising the rents on rent-stabilized apartments in New York City.

04/30/2013

Thermostat on Money - Graphic: AP

Public Advocate Turns Up The Heat On Stingy Landlords

Public Advocate pushing for tougher punishments on landlords who don’t turn on the heat.

12/08/2010