New York Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins discusses comprehensive housing policy
Jan. 7, 2024
enate Majority Leader, Andrea Stewart-Cousins, D-Yonkers, talks to reporters about a legislative pay raise vote during a news conference at the state Capitol
The bills still awaiting Kathy Hochul’s signature before the end of the year
Nov. 19, 2023
The Legislature passed hundreds of bills before breaking in June. Many high-profile ones like eliminating even-year elections and a bill to create a reparations task force have yet to be signed.
Hochul signs housing bills but controversial measures still up in air
Oct. 29, 2023
The governor signed a trio of housing bills, leaving out a pair of particularly controversial ones.
ou’ve heard of New York’s ‘gas stove ban’ — new legislation wants to take things even further
Oct. 29, 2023
A recent report detailed the dangers gas stoves and fracking pose to New Yorkers. Shutterstock
Housing regulator revives “Frankenstein” apartment rules
Oct. 29, 2023
The end is nigh for the “Frankenstein” apartment
‘Communist’ group leading ‘good cause’ eviction debate in Albany
April 22, 2023
Billionaire financier George Soros has provided significant financial support to the Communist group Housing Justice For All. By Jon Levine, The New York Post
Hochul’s plan to overhaul NYC housing dead in budget talks along with ‘Good Cause’ eviction proposal
April 20, 2023
By Nolan Hicks and Zach Williams, The New York Post
Housing policies to be omitted entirely from state budget as negotiations fail, sources say
April 20, 2023
By Nick Garber, Crane's New York
Could N.Y.C. Rents Go Up by 16 Percent? Here’s What to Know.
April 20, 2023
A New York City panel may allow rents to rise in roughly one million rent-stabilized apartments. But increases as large as those discussed by the panel — up to 15.75 percent on two-year leases — are unlikely. By Mihir Zaveri, The New York Times
City to Rehab "Chronically Vacant" Rent-Stabilized Apartments for Tenants with Vouchers
April 19, 2023
The initiative will invest $10 million to repair stabilized units that have sat empty, and turn them over to tenants with rental assistance vouchers... By Jeanmarie Evelly, City Limits