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
Weekly Newsletter 1/15/23
Jan. 15, 2023
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
2023 City Council races already in full swing
Jan. 14, 2023
Councilman Justin Brannan was redistricted into the slightly more advantageous 47th District. By Jon Levine and Rich Calder, New York Post
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.
ERAP Application Portal CLOSING 1/20/23
Jan. 12, 2023
Existing applications submitted before the deadline will be processed in the order received.
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
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
Legislative housing chairs weigh in on Hochul’s NY Housing Compact
Jan. 10, 2023
Perhaps the biggest proposal to come out of Gov. Kathy Hochul’s second State of the State address was a plan to create 800,000 new homes over the next decade across the state. By Tim William, Spectrum News 1