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.
StreetEasy Study Shows Affordable NYC Apartments Are Getting Harder To FindStreetEasy took a look at the salary you would have to earn to live in certain neighborhoods.
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.
Actress Lived For Decades In $28-A-Month Greenwich Village ApartmentUntil March of this year, one woman was lucky enough to occupy a two-bedroom apartment in Greenwich Village for the rent of $28.43 a month.
Burglar Collected Rent After Breaking Into Home, Police SayA burglar in Washington state has been charged with not only breaking into a vacationing family's home, but also renting it out to unsuspecting tenants.
Frustrated Tenants Say Rent Increases Are Forcing People From Their HomesTenants and their supporters voiced their displeasure when the Rent Guidelines Board voted preliminarily for an increase of 0 to 2 percent for one year leases.
Grandmother Facing Eviction From Little Italy Apartment Given More Time By CourtA grandmother who is facing eviction from her Little Italy apartment was in housing court on Thursday.
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.
Report: St. Mark's Bookshop Plans Fundraiser For Move To New East Village HomeThe St. Mark’s Bookshop in the East Village has announced plans for a fundraiser for a move to a cheaper space a few blocks east, according to a published report.
Some New Jersey Residents Consider Renting Out Their Homes For Super BowlNearly 400,000 visitors are expected to descend on New Jersey during Super Bowl week.
Average New York City Rent Tops $3,000 Per MonthThe fact that renting an apartment in New York City is expensive is as obvious to most people as the fact that the sky is blue.
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.
Rent Increases Approved For A Million Rent-Controlled TenantsThe New York City Rent Guidelines Board has voted rent can go up 4 percent on one-year leases and 7.75 percent on two-year leases on rent-stabilized apartments.
Stuy-Town/Peter Cooper Village Tenants, Lawmakers Protest Mid-Lease Rent IncreasesResidents said they were told that their rents will be going up on June 1, with rent increases ranging anywhere from $100 to over $900 a month.