Judge Puts Hold On New York State's Broker Fee Ban After Real Estate Groups File SuitReal estate groups fired back, saying the ban puts an undue burden on the backs of landlords, who’d just end up raising monthly rent.
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.
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.
Queens Landlord Upset With Court System After Tenant Gets Away Without Paying RentA landlord in the Ozone Park section of Queens says that the court system is completely unfair to landlords, and he cites one specific example to prove his case.
Eviction Companies Thrive In Sour Economy Hardest-hit are ethnic urban neighborhoods, where about twice as many renters are forced to leave as in the general population, according to housing experts.
Police: NJ Tenant Facing Eviction Sets Home On FireAggravated arson charges were filed against a New Jersey man who allegedly set fire to the home he was renting after the owner started eviction proceedings.