State Leaders OK New Rental Protections For Pricey NYCMore than one million apartment dwellers in and around New York City are getting new protections against big rent increases under a landmark tenants' rights bill signed into law Friday.
New York Lawmakers Reach Deal To Protect NYC Tenants, Impose New Rent Restrictions Across StateIt includes new restrictions on how much the rent can be increased in units covered by the regulations and would put an end to a landlord's ability to remove a unit from rent stabilization based on a tenant's income.
Speaker Johnson Urges Caution On Potential NYC Fur BanThe fur is flying, yet again, over a bill to ban the sale of fur in the Big Apple.
New York City Considering Banning Sale Of Fur GarmentsSupporters say it's the humane thing to do, while opponents call the bill a job killer.
De Blasio Takes Aim At Tall Buildings In His Green New DealTaking a page from the progressive playbook, Mayor Bill de Blasio has unveiled a green new deal that bans future construction of energy inefficient glass-walled buildings, among other things.
Mayor: NYC Fighting 'Affordability Crisis' As Recent Poll Suggests Mass Exodus Could Be ComingMillions of New Yorkers say they can't afford to live here anymore.
New New York? Lawmaker Proposes Turning NYC, Long Island Into Its Own StateDaphne Jordan's measure defines downstate as all five New York City boroughs, Long Island's Nassau and Suffolk counties, and Westchester and Rockland counties.
Amazon Pulls Out Of HQ2 Deal With New York CityThe controversial Amazon deal is dead. The internet giant put a statement on its blog Thursday saying it will not put a second headquarters in Long Island City, and has no plans to look elsewhere.
Gov. Cuomo Statement On The Collapse Of Amazon HQ DealThe day Amazon announced it's backing out of the deal to build a new headquarters in Queens, the governor blasted critics who he accused of short-sighted local politics.
Amazon's Statement On Dropping NYC HQ PlansThe internet giant put a statement on its blog Thursday saying it will not pursue a second headquarters in Long Island City, and has no plans to look elsewhere.
East Orange, N.J. Cracking Down On Landlords Providing Dilapidated Homes To NYC's Forgotten FamiliesA half-dozen families have talked to CBS2, saying a New York City program meant to help solve their housing crisis instead left them in crumbling homes in New Jersey.
Woman Talks About Nightmare She's Endured Since Entering NYC Homeless Services SystemThe city moved the Queens native to Newark through a special program designed to put those in need in a home long term, but it's a home that is caving in on her.
1-2 Punch Of Winter Weather Zeros In On Tri-State AreaThe Department of Sanitation's snow alert takes effect at 7 p.m. Thursday. Under the alert, the Department of Sanitation coordinates with Office of Emergency Management and Department of Transportation to arrange for a snow clearing protocol.
'They Are The Epitome Of New York': Author Explains Why Pigeons Fit In With Hustle And Bustle Of Big AppleIn an urban environment like New York City, one of the few connections with nature is the pigeon. It's a bird largely ignored, but one man is bringing the beauty of the pigeon into focus.
Bronx Community Fights Back Against Hateful Flyer Found In WoodlawnAt least one flyer titled 'White Excellence' was posted in Woodlawn, calling on 'American and European Men to Unite' and referring to African Americans as 'black thugs.'