Nonpaying tenant finds fresh way to exploit rent relief
March 7, 2023
Staten Island case reveals another failure by state to close program’s loopholes and enforce rules. By Suzannah Cavanaugh, The Real Deal New York Real Estate News
How Hochul housing plan can pass
March 5, 2023
Gov. Hochul gets a surprising amount right in the proposal she calls the New York Housing Compact, which calls for an ambitious 800,000 new homes over 10 years. By Howard Husock, New York Daily News
Controversial 'Good Cause Eviction' bill could be part of state budget deal
March 3, 2023
Lawmakers are inching closer to approving a bill that would fundamentally tip the balance of power in favor of renters over landlords. By Zack Fink, Spectrum News 1
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.
New York’s First ‘Good Cause’ Eviction Law Falls, Ramping Up Push for Statewide Bill
March 2, 2023
In a six-page decision Thursday, a panel of Third Department judges sided with Albany landlords in finding that state property laws preempt and nullify the city’s 2021 good cause eviction protections. By Emma Whitford, City Limits
Appellate division says Albany's Good Cause law violates state law
March 2, 2023
The decision affirms lower court ruling overturning the so-called Good Cause eviction law that established conditions under which landlords could remove tenants. By Steve Hughes, Times Union
At Overdue Hearing, Advocates Push NYC to Fulfill Promise of Housing Court Help for Low-Income Tenants
March 1, 2023
The city’s landmark Right to Counsel law was the country’s first to guarantee legal representation in housing court to low-income tenants most at risk for eviction. But advocates and providers say... By Annie Iezzi and Frank Festa, City Limits
Gov. Hochul deflects when asked about 'good cause' eviction bill
March 1, 2023
By Jon Campbell, Gothamist
NJ senator’s proposed law would protect homeowners from squatters
March 1, 2023
State Sen. Doug Steinhardt, R-Warren, has introduced legislation that would give homeowners and communities new tools to address squatters who unlawfully occupy dwellings. By Jen Ursillo, New Jersey 101.5
Illegal pieds-à-terre may have mushroomed under rent law
Feb. 23, 2023
Reform killed incentive to evict tenants living in second homes. By Suzannah Cavanaugh, The Real Deal New York Real Estate News