Rent-stabilized tenants have fought for nearly two years to prevent landlords from raising their rents by $45. But today the state’s highest court has ruled against them, in a decision that will affect more than 300,000 apartments in the city with rents under $1,000.
Splitting 5-2, the New York State Court of Appeals overturned lower Read More
New York’s rent regulation laws are set to expire June 15, which affects over a million apartments in New York City. As the politically charged debate in Albany heats up, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has released a report with the snazzy title “The New Housing Emergency.”
The Assembly’s report seems primarily designed to create Read More
Last Thursday, Feb. 24, while journalists craned their recorders like goslings waiting to be fed, Democratic Senator Adriano Espaillat of the Bronx and Northern Manhattan gave the assembled tenant activists what they wanted.
“We will go down to the wire,” he said after the rally. “This is a 15-round fight.” Professional boxing matches are now Read More