The pro-rent regulation folks are upset.
Last night, Tenants PAC, a group devoted to expanding rent regulations in New York, sent out a press release announcing that it was rescinding endorsements for three Senate Democrats from outside the city: David Valesky, Brian Foley, and Darrel Aubertine. The group had pushed to get all three elected over Read More
When Democrats won control of the State Senate from Republicans in November 2008, the common sentiment was that New York City landlords were going to be in trouble. With Democrats controlling both houses of the Legislature and the governor’s mansion, tenant activists expected to be able to pass a raft of new legislation that would Read More
“I’m feeling very badly about my skylights being taken away,” Editta Sherman, a 97-year-old tenant in the Carnegie Hall Studio Towers, told the Landmarks Preservation Commission on Tuesday afternoon.
Ms. Sherman, who moved into the building in 1949, has become famous for resisting the Carnegie Hall Corporation’s offer to relocate her from her 12th-floor Read More