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What to make of REBNY’s secret memo
July 8, 2023
Trade group’s housing pitch to Hochul falls into journalist’s hands
Rent Increases Still on Track for ‘Over Income’ NYCHA Tenants
July 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 market
July 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 crackdown
July 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 Regime
July 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 continue
July 8, 2023
Andrew Pincus: New York housing shortages to continue
Rent board approves 3 percent hike amid tenant-induced chaos
June 24, 2023
Landlords say hike won’t come close to covering costs; tenant advocates sought rent reduction
Legislators approve controversial rent overcharge bills
June 24, 2023
Landlords say measures will lead to pile of cases, costs
New York City Orders Inflation-Adjusted Rent Cuts at Rent-Stabilized Buildings
June 24, 2023
The country's largest legacy rent-control policy is pushing building owners to the breaking point.
REBNY vows to fight proposal to shift broker fees away from tenants
June 24, 2023
City Councilmember Chi Ossé's bill aims to shift the cost of a broker fee from tenant to landlord.