NYC Landlords Say New Laws Designed To Protect Renters Preventing Them From Maintaining Their UnitsNew laws meant to limit rent increases in rent-subsidized apartments might be having adverse affects.
Mayor De Blasio Set To Hold First Town Hall Meeting Of His TermThe hour-long town hall will take place in Washington Heights, where tenant issues and a recent rent-freeze for rent-stabilized apartments are expected to take the forefront.
Guidelines Board Considers Rent Freeze For First Time EverThe New York City Rent Guidelines Board voted Monday to consider keeping rents at their current level for one-year leases on rent-regulated apartments.
Bushwick Landlord Accused Of Trying To Force Rent-Stabilized Tenants Out Testifies For First TimeJoel Israel testified for the first time at his contempt hearing for not making repairs at 98 Linden Street as he has agreed to do.
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.
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.
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.
NYC Tenants Furious With Rent Guideline Board's Decision To Hike RatesHundreds of New York City residents filled Cooper Union on Monday night to fight against rent increases for rent-stabilized apartments. But their wishes would go unfulfilled.