State Denies Chinatown Landlord's Request To Install Biometric Entry System In Rent Regulated Building
In his decision, DHCR's deputy commissioner Woody Pascal asserted that the state has a right to consider privacy when it comes to allowing changes in building services.
Jan 6, 2020 4:41 PM
'We're Like Guinea Pigs': How An Affordable Lower East Side Complex Got Facial Recognition
Knickerbocker Village is believed to be one of the few affordable housing complexes in New York City to have facial recognition as the sole means of access.
Sep 18, 2019 12:21 PM
Tenants Face Uphill Battle To Get Landlords To Roll Back Illegal Apartment Deregulations
No one knows just how many apartments were deregulated under the now-repealed high-rent vacancy decontrol law, and challenging an illegal deregulation 'can be very, very difficult.'
Sep 17, 2019 5:00 PM
Thousands Of Rent-Stabilized Apartments At Risk As NYC Phases Out Controversial Homeless Shelter Program
A combination of lax state oversight and rent law loopholes mean landlords could have a field day.
Updated: Jun 29, 2017 6:34 PM
Left In The Dark: Former Shelter Residents Go Without Gas & Power As Unsuspecting Tenants Move In Next Door
"Everything they're doing is fraudulent."
Updated: Nov 4, 2016 1:29 PM
Two Thirds Of 421-A Landlords Didn't File For Rent Regulation But Got Tax Breaks Anyway
Hey, what's several hundred million dollars in tax money good for anyway?
Updated: Nov 1, 2016 5:45 PM
In Search Of The Elusive Struggling Rent-Stabilized Landlord
"I'm not going to tell you that there are none, but..."
Updated: Oct 20, 2016 10:26 AM
Landlords Agree To Restore 1,800 Apartments To Rent-Stabilization
The state has identified another 500 that are being illicitly kept out of regulation.
Updated: Dec 6, 2015 7:32 PM
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