Desperate NYC Tenants Are Waging Bidding Wars, As Rental Demand Surges
“There's a sense of urgency and desperation that I’ve never seen before."
Oct 15, 2021 1:33 PM
East Village Landlord Accused Of Clearing Tenant's Apartment While He Was Hospitalized With COVID
The building is partially owned by Alex Rodriguez and Barbara Corcoran.
Mar 26, 2021 12:49 AM
City Sues Brooklyn Landlords Who Attempted Illegal Eviction This Summer
"I’ve never seen such a lack of human compassion. It felt so insidious that people who are affluent in their community could rationalize this."
Nov 18, 2020 4:02 PM
"You Seem To Have No Conscience": Activists Stop Crown Heights Landlords From Evicting Tenants
"You're the villain from a Dickens novel," one protester shouted.
Jul 8, 2020 10:37 PM
Thousands Of NYC Tenants Kick Off Historic Rent Strike, Distressing Landlords
The protest, coinciding with May Day, is believed to be the largest coordinated rent strike in nearly a century.
May 1, 2020 4:17 PM
If Your Neighbor Gets COVID-19, Does Your Landlord Have To Tell You?
"Shouldn’t we know how many people died where we live?"
Apr 20, 2020 7:59 PM
Tenant Advocates Call For Mass Rent Strike On May 1st, As Landlords Seek Bailout
“What's happening is that millions of people can't pay rent, and we're trying to turn that into a moment of collective noncompliance."
Apr 16, 2020 3:54 PM
Brooklyn Landlord Wants To "Take Advantage" Of Coronavirus To Deregulate Loft Law Units, Tenants Allege
They say his goal is to pressure already struggling tenants into signing away their protections under the Loft Law so that he can eventually convert their homes into market-rate units.
Apr 3, 2020 8:52 PM
With Cuomo Silent On Relief, Some Desperate NYC Tenants Say "There's No Choice" But To Rent Strike
“The government is just not providing the help that most New Yorkers need right now.”
Mar 30, 2020 2:39 PM
Landlord Worth $1 Billion Exploits Coronavirus Panic To Jack Up Rent 25 Percent
At a time when so many New Yorkers are racked with anxiety about their own survival, one major Manhattan landlord is finding new ways to profit from the escalating public health crisis.
Mar 26, 2020 7:49 PM
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