‘Hateful’ squatters ‘sabotage’ NYC home with rotting fish and nails in sofa: landlord
Feb. 4, 2024
“You would think that they would feel some type of remorse … but no, they would do things like this just to try to hurt us.”
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?
Report Explores How Many Eviction Cases One Lawyer Can Juggle
Sept. 9, 2023
An experienced, full-time tenant lawyer can effectively take on 48 eviction cases per year, according to a highly-anticipated report released Aug. 31 by a state court working group.
VIDEO: Nevada man turns the tables on squatters — by ‘squatting’ himself
March 25, 2023
A Nevada handyman turned the tables on squatters who invaded his mother’s California home, after local officials said they could offer no assistance in getting them out. By Jon Levine, New York Post
Nonpaying tenant finds fresh way to exploit rent relief
March 7, 2023
Staten Island case reveals another failure by state to close program’s loopholes and enforce rules. By Suzannah Cavanaugh, The Real Deal New York Real Estate News
At Overdue Hearing, Advocates Push NYC to Fulfill Promise of Housing Court Help for Low-Income Tenants
March 1, 2023
The city’s landmark Right to Counsel law was the country’s first to guarantee legal representation in housing court to low-income tenants most at risk for eviction. But advocates and providers say... By Annie Iezzi and Frank Festa, City Limits
Elderly Upper West Side couple finally rid of ‘roommate from hell’
Feb. 4, 2023
The roommate, Lawrence Lee, had been using legal loopholes for a year-and-a-half to avoid paying rent. By Rich Calder, New York Post
As rent-relief portal closes, shafted landlords consider suing state
Jan. 20, 2023
Small owners hope for class action inspired by Brookfield, LeFrak suits. By Suzannah Cavanaugh, The Real Deal New York Real Estate News
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
The plight of the small landlord
Jan. 12, 2023
While protecting tenant rights is important, people often leave small homeowners out of the conversation. By Ariama C. Long, Report for America Corps Member / Amsterdam News Staff