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City Council Passes Bill Enabling Tenants to Report Vacant Apartments
Dec. 10, 2023
In response to “warehousing” and THE CITY’s coverage, measure cues up inspections of hazardous conditions in empty units.
New New York rent-control bill would drive out small landlords, help developers
March 20, 2023
The erroneously named Good Cause Eviction Bill, now in the New York Legislature, would impose rent controls on market-rate buildings in the five boroughs -- and crush many small, immigrant landlords. By Steve Cuozzo, The New York Post
Rent-stabilized landlords break down increasing vacancies
March 2, 2023
The number of vacant rent-stabilized properties have been growing in the city, with some landlords saying that's partly due to the cost of renovations and advocates have been looking for solutions.
Changes to Rent-Stabilized Housing Laws Can Bring Thousands of Vacant Affordable Units Online, Unlock Over $1 Billion in Economic Activity
Feb. 10, 2023
A new report by the Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) released today highlights the steep costs of owning and operating rent-stabilized units in New York City. By Real Estate Weekly
Landlords rebrand rent-reset bill. Will legislators buy it?
Feb. 9, 2023
Measure offers solution for vacant, rent-stabilized units needing repairs. By Suzannah Cavanaugh, The Real Deal New York Real Estate News
The data prove it: New York progs should spare the little guy their housing ‘help’
Jan. 27, 2023
A news study shows that 75% of responding landlords, who manage rent-stabilized housing units in the city, have been forced to delay. 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
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
In housing-starved NYC, tens of thousands of affordable apartments sit empty
July 5, 2022
Landlords blame the state’s rent law for making repairs a money-losing proposition; lawmakers don’t believe them. - By Suzannah Cavanaugh and Sasha Jones, TheRealDeal New York Real Estate News