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
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
City Spent $220 Million To Keep Stuy Town Apartments Affordable; Turns Out, It Didn't Have To
The passage of new rent laws casts the 2015 Stuy Town deal in a different light: The 5,000 affordable units that de Blasio spent $220 million to preserve would now remain rent-regulated regardless.
Updated: Jul 18, 2019 5:09 PM
Tenants Rain Boos On Rent Guidelines Board For Approving 1.5% Rent Hike
The board’s responsibility is to protect renters, said Sheila Garcia, an RGB member tasked with representing the interests of tenants: “Our mandate is not to make sure that profits continue to increase.”
Updated: Jun 26, 2019 5:05 PM
'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
'Drop In The Bucket': The State Of Affordable Housing In De Blasio's New York
That the mayor was dealt a bad hand is indisputable. But how well has he played it?
Updated: Aug 8, 2018 4:20 PM
Why Are So Many Rent-Regulated Apartments Cheaper Than They Should Be?
What is going on here?
Updated: Sep 17, 2015 2:01 PM
New Rent Law Includes Tenant-Friendly Tweaks
Tenant advocates are still "extremely disappointed."
Updated: Jul 24, 2015 12:35 PM
Interactive Map Shows NYC's Disappearing Rent-Stabilized Apartments
A team of "civic hackers" shines light on a shady phenomenon.
Updated: Jul 15, 2015 2:16 PM
Cuomo To NYC Renters: Drop Dead
Hooray, status quo.
Updated: Jun 23, 2015 6:51 PM
Rent Law Protesters Search For Cuomo In Real Estate Developer's Lobby
"He is a mean spirited man who only cares for money."
Updated: Jun 22, 2015 6:24 PM
This Crown Heights Landlord Is So Horrible He Actually Got Arrested
"An unscrupulous landlord will do everything in their power legal or illegal to get that vacancy, so they can jack up the rent an additional 20 percent."
Updated: Jun 18, 2015 11:38 AM
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