Brooklyn pol Chi Osse says he wants to ‘eat the rich’ — yet he hobnobbed with stars at Met Gala
May 4, 2023
A lefist Brooklyn city councilman who tweeted in the past about “eating the rich” took in a taste of how the other half lives this week, when he partied at the Met Gala along with some of NY's most moneyed elite. By Carl Campanile & Nolan Hicks, NYP
Splitting the rent-hike ‘baby’ is road to ruin for NYC housing
May 3, 2023
Four radical City Council members -- Shahana Hanif, Chi Ossé, Tiffany Cabán and Sandy Nurse -- crashed the stage alongside tenant activists Tuesday as the Rent Guidelines Board met in Manhattan and agreed to a preliminary raise in rents. By NY Post
NYC Rent Board nixes double-digit increase — but signals 7% hike could be on the way
May 2, 2023
The cost of leasing one of the roughly one million rent-stabilized apartments across the Big Apple may rise by as much as 7% next year... By Nolan Hicks and Haley Brown, The New York Post
Rent board chair denounces City Council members for disrupting hearing
May 2, 2023
RGB’s Nestor Davidson raises safety concerns over “chaotic environment”. By Suzannah Cavanaugh, The Real Deal New York Real Estate News
Could N.Y.C. Rents Go Up by 16 Percent? Here’s What to Know.
April 20, 2023
A New York City panel may allow rents to rise in roughly one million rent-stabilized apartments. But increases as large as those discussed by the panel — up to 15.75 percent on two-year leases — are unlikely. By Mihir Zaveri, The New York Times
City to Rehab "Chronically Vacant" Rent-Stabilized Apartments for Tenants with Vouchers
April 19, 2023
The initiative will invest $10 million to repair stabilized units that have sat empty, and turn them over to tenants with rental assistance vouchers... By Jeanmarie Evelly, City Limits
In data we trust: Rent Guidelines Board appointments give landlords hope
April 12, 2023
Mayor’s picks could tilt panel in owners’ favor. By Suzannah Cavanaugh, The Real Deal New York Real Estate News
New trash rules for rats are making scheduling headaches for supers
April 7, 2023
The new "send rats packing!" rule, which went into effect last Saturday, is already proving to be a pain for building managers and superintendents around town. By Joyce Cohen, New York Post
Good cause eviction blasted by Chinese landlords, but backed by unions
March 29, 2023
Owners already struggling with nonpaying tenants take issue with progressives. By The Real Deal Real Estate News
Chinese Landlords Say ‘Good Cause’ Eviction Would Ruin Them — and That Democrats Don’t Get It
March 28, 2023
In NYC, where a majority of Chinese households own a home, landlord protests have ignited on WeChat and the courthouse steps. BY RONG XIAOQING, The City