Sunday, June 22, 2014
By Sarah Gonzalez : Reporter, WNYC/NJPR
An unprecedented zero-percent increase for one-year leases is on the table.
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Do you know how to negotiate a new lease with your landlord? What to do when your apartment is in need of repairs, or your neighbors are violating noise ordinances? Housing expert Jaron Benjamin answers your practical questions, part of the Brian Lehrer Show's two-hour "family meeting" on all things rent-related.
Friday, July 05, 2013
By Joseph Capriglione : WNYC/NJPR
Change is coming to the board of the New York City Housing Authority.
The state legislature has approved a plan backed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg that will expand the authority's governing board from four to seven members. Two of the board's full-time positions have been eliminated, leaving Chairman John Rhea ...
Monday, October 22, 2012
City council members and housing officials joined tenants and their advocates Monday outside an apartment building on 190th Street to protest the asking price for the foreclosed property. They claim the sale price is too high and will only result in another round of defaults.
Tuesday, August 31, 2010
By Ilya Marritz
Thousands of tenants in a downtown Manhattan's Independence Plaza complex have won a round in their long-running legal battle with their landlord, Laurence Gluck. A judge has ruled the conversion of 1,300 apartments at the complex from rent-regulated to market-rate was illegal because Gluck continued to receive a city tax credit known as J-51 even after beginning conversions.