Hochul Admin Sought Input on Tenant Protections — From Real Estate LobbyJuly 8, 2023
In emails to the governor’s office, the Real Estate Board of New York proposed scaled back tenant protections for the state budget
NAR, NAA Among Groups Pushing For Supreme Court To Strike Down Rent ControlJuly 8, 2023
A dozen national real estate groups have joined the fray in New York landlords' legal fight against the state's 2019 rent stabilization laws, filing briefs asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the landmark legislation
What to make of REBNY’s secret memoJuly 8, 2023
Trade group’s housing pitch to Hochul falls into journalist’s hands
Rent Increases Still on Track for ‘Over Income’ NYCHA TenantsJuly 8, 2023
An advocacy group mistakenly claimed HUD was pausing new income calculation rules, but the department says it is moving ahead — and is also planning to reduce deductions and crack down on tenants with high assets.
Reps. Stefanik, Malliotakis urge Hochul to veto housing bills they say would destablize marketJuly 8, 2023
Republican Reps. Elise Stefanik and Nicole Malliotakis are urging Gov. Kathy Hochul to veto 2 bills they claim would force landlords to lower rents approved years ago and destabilize the housing market.
Chinatown e-bike shop vacated as FDNY continues lithium-ion battery crackdownJuly 8, 2023
An e-bike shop at 91 Canal St. in Chinatown was vacated on Tuesday after more than 100 lithium-ion batteries were found improperly charged and stored, according to a fire department investigation.
The Case against New York’s Rent-Regulatory RegimeJuly 8, 2023
If the Supreme Court agrees to take it up, it has the potential to transform housing policy not only in New York but in many other states as well.
Andrew Pincus: New York housing shortages to continueJuly 8, 2023
Andrew Pincus: New York housing shortages to continue
Rent board approves 3 percent hike amid tenant-induced chaosJune 24, 2023
Landlords say hike won’t come close to covering costs; tenant advocates sought rent reduction
Legislators approve controversial rent overcharge billsJune 24, 2023
Landlords say measures will lead to pile of cases, costs