One Week After Eviction Moratorium Ends, Thousands Of At-Risk Tenants Seek Assistance
Those who face immediate eviction are renters whose cases were decided before the pandemic.
Jan 22, 11:00 AM
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 9:33 AM
CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium For Tenants Who Can't Pay Rent To The End Of 2020
If you qualify.
Sep 2, 2020 2:09 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 11:54 AM
Tenant Evictions In NYC Dropped By 15 Percent Last Year
The news comes on the same day of a City Council hearing on two new bills that would expand the so-called "Right to Counsel" law.
Feb 24, 2020 4:45 PM
An NYC Start-up Has Created A Loyalty Program That Can Save Renters Money
Stake offers individuals the opportunity to receive up to 5 percent of their rent in a personal savings account.
Oct 24, 2019 2:05 PM
State Senator Floats Plan To Give Tax Relief To Strapped NY Renters
The proposed legislation is modeled after a federal bill introduced by U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris.
Oct 14, 2019 12:08 PM
Goodbye Security Deposit, Hello... Monthly Insurance Payment?
A crop of start-ups are seeking to do away with security deposits by offering to insure apartments for landlords and charging tenants a small monthly fee instead.
Oct 2, 2019 3:38 PM
NYC Rents Are Rising Rapidly As Luxury Condo Market Dips
According to a report, prospective luxury buyers are partly to blame.
Sep 19, 2019 3:21 PM
Closing A Loophole In Rent Laws, State Says Brokers Cannot Charge More Than $20 In Application Fees
Since the new rent laws passed on June 15th, many renters said they were being asked to pay application fees upwards of hundreds of dollars.
Sep 13, 2019 5:47 PM
NYC Real Estate Brokers Are Already Exploiting A Perceived Loophole In New Rent Laws
An attorney for REBNY argued that the new law which limits application fees to no more than $20 contained "an area of debate."
Updated: Aug 15, 2019 3:37 PM
Real Estate Industry Ready For Showdown Over Legislation Limiting Brokers' Fees
After some misunderstanding by the brokerage community, Councilmember Powers last Friday amended the bill to state that the proposed law would not apply to renters' agents.
Updated: Jun 3, 2019 7:59 PM
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