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L.A. City Council votes to dramatically expand tenant protections ahead of deadline
Jan. 20, 2023
The Los Angeles City Council voted Friday to expand anti-eviction protections for renters. By Julia Wick, Los Angeles Times
PODCAST: Cea Weaver: How to solve New York's housing crisis
Jan. 19, 2023
The link below is shared so that our members can better understand the arguments the tenant lobbyists are making regarding Good Cause Eviction. By Spectrum News 1
Public comments show deep divide on rent control in Boston
Jan. 18, 2023
A GBH News review of public comments solicited by Boston City Hall shows a near split between those who favor reinstating rent control and those who oppose it. By Saraya Wintersmith, GBH News
White House prepares new tenant protections, alarming housing industry
Jan. 18, 2023
Democrats want the administration to enact new restrictions on rent hikes and punish landlords they accuse of price-gouging. By KATY O'DONNELL, Politico
The Slow, Inevitable Death of Middle-Class Housing
Jan. 15, 2023
Built with high ideals and architectural panache, New York’s stock of mid-20th-century apartment buildings is now threatened by greed and decay. By Ginia Bellafonte, The New York Times
PODCAST: Rent Control’s Resurgence in New York
Jan. 13, 2023
Nicole Gelinas and Howard Husock join Seth Barron to discuss New York's landmark rent-regulation law and its potential impact on housing in the city and state.
Ask Sam: Can I use my rent-stabilized apartment as an Airbnb?
Jan. 11, 2023
A new NYC law requires hosts to register their short-term rentals. Stabilized tenants have limits on what they can charge guests. BY HIMMELSTEIN MCCONNELL GRIBBEN & JOSEPH LLP, Brick Underground
2023 Could Be Year of Rent-Stabilized Housing Collapse; Here’s How We Avoid That
Jan. 6, 2023
I can’t say I am optimistic about 2023. By Jay Martin, Gotham Gazette
Sweet rent-control deal poses a blatant conflict of interest for new Assembly Housing chief Linda Rosenthal
Jan. 6, 2023
The six-figure-salaried Rosenthal has been living in a rent-stabilized apartment since 1984. By Post Editorial Board, New York Post
How extreme rent rules deepen NYC’s housing crisis
Jan. 6, 2023
More than 30% of all rent-stabilized apartments have preferential rents lower than laddlords are legally allowed to charge tenants. By Post Editorial Board, New York Post