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.
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.
UWS Senior Citizens Oppose Plan To Relocate Residence To East HarlemSome Upper West Side senior citizens claim they're being forced from their homes at the Williams Residence on 95th Street and West End Avenue.
Speaker Mark-Viverito: Rent Freeze Is Needed For Struggling NYC TenantsCity 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.
Brooklyn Tenants Protest, Demand More Protections To End DisplacementHundreds 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.
Tenants, Management Worry Cracks In Queens Building Could Lead To CollapseTenants in Rego Park, Queens were living in fear Wednesday that part of their apartment could collapse.
Brooklyn Tenants Face Landlord In Court, Say He Trashed Apartments To Push Them OutA group of tenants in Brooklyn say their landlord is trashing the property to push out long-time residents and then raise the rents.
Chinatown Residents Back In Rent-Controlled Apartments Following 2010 FireOne of the worst fires ever in Chinatown ravaged three apartment buildings in April 2010 and left 200 people homeless.
NJ Grant Program Aimed At Helping Sandy Victims Find HousingThe 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.
If Preliminary Vote Is Any Indication, Rent Hikes Coming To NYC ApartmentsA preliminary decision was issued Tuesday for raising the rents on rent-stabilized apartments in New York City.
Public Advocate Turns Up The Heat On Stingy LandlordsPublic Advocate pushing for tougher punishments on landlords who don't turn on the heat.