The Daily Dirt: Will Hochul sign controversial rent overcharge bills?Sept. 30, 2023
Analysis of New York’s top real estate news
More New Yorkers must compost food scraps starting next weekSept. 30, 2023
Starting Oct. 2, all 2.5 million Brooklynites—or the owners of the apartment buildings they live in—will need to place organic waste in bins near the curb each week
Steamed Supers Say Their Work Lives Are Casualties of City’s ‘War on Rats’Sept. 30, 2023
It may not matter much to rats if trash goes out at 8 PM, but some building workers say the new time is out of line with a work day that starts early in the morning.
Pandemic aid officials who overpaid vulnerable renters are saying, ‘We messed up, pay us back’Sept. 30, 2023
Unlike emergency unemployment aid, rental relief programs don’t show many signs of fraud. But efforts are underway in at least five states to claw back improperly issued money, sowing confusion among landlords and tenants
NYC lawmakers urge rollback of climate change law, citing costs to constituentsSept. 30, 2023
New York City lawmakers are pushing legislation that would roll back strict requirements under a new climate change law for buildings covering 800,000 co-op and condo apartments, citing costs that could have their homeowning tenants seeing red.
It’s taking NYC over a year to fix up vacant public housing units, report showsSept. 24, 2023
New York City’s public housing agency is taking over a year to repair and rent empty apartments despite a sharp rise in homelessness across the city, according to an annual report card released by the Mayor’s Office Friday.
Have Small NYC Multifamily Owners Been Screwed By The System?Sept. 24, 2023
SPONY members Emily Barlow and Ann Korchak guests on Do You Ever Wonder?
Adams wants to scrap parking mandates in new resi projectsSept. 24, 2023
Text amendment in “City of Yes” plan also includes legalizing ADUs
Will the Supreme Court End Rent Control?Sept. 24, 2023
Two cases before the justices could determine whether New York’s Rent Stabilization Law is a compensable government taking.
Cut and run: Rent-stabilized landlord sells at 44% haircutSept. 24, 2023
Deal shows blow 2019 rent law dealt to valuations