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NYC Council members to push law to padlock the hordes of illegal pot shops throughout the Big Apple
Nov. 4, 2023
City Council members are pushing legislation to make it easier to padlock the hordes of unlicensed pot shops that are choking their neighborhoods throughout the five boroughs
NYC wants to allow housing vouchers statewide. Why counties are opposed.
Nov. 4, 2023
New York City Mayor Eric Adams plans to let residents with housing vouchers use them across New York, angering many local leaders.Spencer Platt/Getty Images
In New Paltz, landlords attend rent increase hearing in force; tenants stay home
Nov. 4, 2023
A new review of a proposal that would create a mechanism for disputing a potential rent increase got the attention of some New Paltz landlords
NYC landlords file suits claiming Airbnb and tenants ‘thumbing their noses’ at new home-sharing restrictions
Nov. 4, 2023
The owner of this luxury apartment building at 30 W. 63rd St. is suing a tenant, Jerome Dewald, for listing his apartment on Airbnb
As property insurance surges, some landlords are “losing their minds”
Nov. 4, 2023
Surging claims, decaying buildings and a carrier exodus driving costs
Replacing city's expired affordable housing tax break is a good start—but it's not enough
Oct. 29, 2023
Replacing city's expired affordable housing tax break is a good start—but it's not enough
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.
Housing regulator revives “Frankenstein” apartment rules
Oct. 29, 2023
The end is nigh for the “Frankenstein” apartment
Low-Income Co-Ops Do Without Gas for Years in Face of Steep Cost of Fixes
Oct. 29, 2023
Ramped up inspections on gas pipes since changes to local law has led to shutoffs — without providing funding for HDFCs to pay for repairs, or transition to electric.
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