Rent Hike Approved For NYC Residents In Rent Stabilized ApartmentsThe Board's 5-4 Tuesday approved a 1.5 percent increase on one-year leases and a 2.5 percent hike on two-year leases.
Residents At Brooklyn High Rise Fighting Plan To Make Tenants Use Facial Recognition Security SystemNow, the apartment building's management wants to know every single resident not only by name – but by face – and biometric data.
Brooklyn Tenants Take Fight To Secretive Landlords They Claim Are Trying To Force Them OutCBS2 first told you about the tenants at 97 and 99 Clay Street last week. They claim their landlord is using construction to harass them in an effort to drive them from their rent-stabilized apartments.
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 Of Rent-Stabilized Apartment In Brooklyn Outraged Over ManagementTenants say the landlord is trying to push them out in order to rent the apartments at market value, which would be much higher.
First Time Ever: NYC's Rent Guidelines Board Votes For Stabilized Rent FreezeFor the first time in its history Monday, the New York City Rent Guidelines Board voted in favor of a rent freeze on one-year rent-stabilized leases.
Housing Court Orders Brooklyn Landlord To Make Repairs To Greenpoint BuildingSome Brooklyn renters say their landlord tore up floors and walls to force them out. Now, after a year-long battle, tenants are celebrating a legal victory after a housing court judge ordered the owner to make crucial building repairs.
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.
City Tells Bushwick Families To Leave Homes Deemed Dangerous And UnsafeA pair of signs posted on apartment doors sitting across from each other in a Brooklyn tenement offer a foreboding message.
East Village Rent-Stabilized Tenant Refuses To LeaveAn East Village man has refused to leave his rent-stabilized apartment, despite efforts to get him to leave as the building is renovated.
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.