Despite New Law Restricting Them, NYC Brokers Still Hitting Renters With Large 'Processing Fees'Back in June, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that mandated landlords charge no more than $20, but no one seems to be enforcing it.
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.
Jared Kushner's Family Firm Accused Of Pushing Out Tenants20 tenants and former tenants have filed suit against Jared Kushner's family firm for allegedly making living conditions in their building intolerable.
Tenants, Activists Demand Rent Regulation Extension, Fight IncreasesThe fight over rent regulations stretched from the city to Albany Thursday, with several protesters getting arrested and dozens of tenants later swarming a Rent Guidelines Board meeting.
NYC Tenants Demand Renewal Of Rent Stabilization RegulationsMore than 1,000 chanting tenants from New York City filled the hallways of the state Capitol in Albany Tuesday, urging lawmakers to renew and strengthen the law governing the city's rent regulations.
Tenants Accuse Landlord Of Trying To Muscle Them Out Of East Village BuildingThe tenants at 444 East 13th Street and their advocates have had enough of what they called illegal harassment from a new landlord who wants to force out rent stabilized residents.
Mayor, New Assembly Speaker Vow To Protect Rent Stabilized Apartments In NYCMayor Bill de Blasio and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie toured the 1,500-unit Ebbetts Field apartment complex in Crown Heights while advocating for rent stabilized tenants.
If Lawmakers Don't Act, Rents Could Rise In NYCThe laws governing the rent paid by more than 2 million New York City residents are due to expire June 15, and state lawmakers are preparing for what could be a bruising debate over whether to renew, strengthen or weaken them.