Stuy Town Tenants Go To Court To Keep More Than 6,000 Apartments From Deregulation
A group of Stuyvesant Town tenants backed by local politicians say state-level rent reforms should keep their apartments rent-regulated.
Mar 5, 2020 4:32 PM
The One Rent Reform That Could Change The Lives Of Millions Of NYC Tenants Gets A Second Chance
Dropped last year for insufficient support, the "good cause" eviction bill is showing promising signs of support in Albany.
Feb 11, 2020 11:11 AM
Real Estate Brokers Are Still Seeking Hefty Fees From NYC Tenants, Despite State Ban
Multiple New Yorkers told Gothamist that they've been misled or outright lied to by real estate brokers in the days since the Department of State issued its guidance.
Feb 7, 2020 3:33 PM
[UPDATE] Broker Fees Are Now Illegal—Here's How To Claw Yours Back
'It should be relatively easy to pursue.'
Feb 6, 2020 3:12 PM
Say Goodbye To 'Insane' Brokers Fees! (The Landlord Pays Those Now)
New guidance will pass the cost of brokers fees onto landlords — but REBNY is already vowing to sue.
Feb 5, 2020 4:56 PM
Evictions In NYC Continue To Fall In Wake Of Rent Reforms
The report from Legal Aid data is consistent with others that have suggested that the new laws have had an immediate impact on housing stability.
Jan 6, 2020 3:03 PM
Six Months After New Rent Laws, Tenant Complaints Have Dropped But The War Over Rent Rages On
Despite a drop in eviction and housing complaints, the battle between landlords and tenants is far from over.
Dec 20, 2019 11:43 AM
Her Rent Was Supposed To Go Up By $35, But Her Landlord Asked For $1,100
"I don't think we anticipated that landlords would blatantly violate the law as quickly as they seem to have done," said Ellen Davidson, an attorney at the Legal Aid Society.
Updated: Jul 24, 2019 6:14 PM
As Promised, Landlord Groups Sue To Overturn New Rent Laws
In what was an expected challenge to the new rent laws, two landlord groups have filed a lawsuit in federal court which argues that the regulations are unconstitutional because they infringe on their property rights.
Updated: Jul 16, 2019 2:28 PM
Toledano, A Poster Child For Predatory Landlords, Is Ordered To Pay $3M To Former Tenants
The deal caps off a nearly four-year-long investigation by the state into Toledano, who was accused of driving out tenants with buyouts, intimidation tactics and construction harassment.
Updated: Jun 27, 2019 12:01 PM
What Does Albany's Rent Reform Deal Do For Market-Rate Tenants?
The state legislature's agreement does contain some interesting new provisions for all tenants, ranging on issues from security deposits to eviction proceedings.
Updated: Jun 17, 2019 11:34 AM
'A Real Sea Change': What NYC Tenants Need To Know About The New Rent Reform Deal
'This is an amazing, huge win for tenants. But nonetheless, implementation is key.'
Updated: Jul 22, 2019 11:22 AM
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