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Millionaires Are Hogging NYC's Affordable Housing

| Posted 04.30.2014 | Business

By James Fanelli NEW YORK CITY — It’s affordable housing — for the 1 percent.A polo-playing multimillionaire who allegedly broke up Gov. Andre...

Spike Is Right! Crooked Landlords Terrorize Brooklyn Tenants (Pt 1)

Antonia Marrero | Posted 05.05.2014 | New York
Antonia Marrero

This development has brought incredible resources to the area, but the rent-regulated homes of Williamsburg are being systematically and violently dismantled by crooked landlords.

Let's Trade Rent-Stabilization for Real Housing Affordability

Joe Melaragno | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Joe Melaragno

Housing costs in New York City are out of control and we must do something to address them before it's too late. We need to accomplish two key goals: ...

Man Refuses To Leave Rent-Stabilized Apartment

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.17.2013 | New York

Rory Denis has been living in his East Village building since 1979 and he does not have plans to move anytime soon, even if that means having to go to...

Supreme Court Looking At NY Rent Control

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.05.2012 | New York

Do you still think it's totally unfair that that West Village dude pays $331.76 a month for that beautiful four-bedroom apartment? Well, it turns out ...

Mike Sacks

NYC Landlord To Supreme Court: The Rent Is Too Damn Low | Mike Sacks | Posted 12.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A New York City landlord has taken his fight against the city's rent control laws up to the Supreme Court, where at least one justice ap...

Love NYC's Diversity? Then Strengthen Rent Regulations

Brad Lander | Posted 08.03.2011 | New York
Brad Lander

Rent regulations aren't just our best affordable housing program. They are something much deeper: policy for a diverse, stable city.

Large, Beautiful West Village Apartment? $127 Per Month

Christopher Mathias | Posted 06.19.2011 | New York

Perhaps for every woman on the Upper West Side paying way too much for a 90 square foot apartment, there's someone in the West Village paying next to ...

A Salute to the Everyday Marathoners in Our Midst

Tasha Gordon-Solmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Tasha Gordon-Solmon

As a respectably athletic 20-something Manhattanite, I don't like to run around the block, unless it's in pursuit of a truck selling things that are deep-fried.

Aftermath of Stuy Town/Peter Cooper Village Debacle

Eric S. Margules | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Eric S. Margules

If the courts can legislate from the bench and reinterpret years of case law and regulatory intent, then who knows what may come next?

Loft Law Gives Artists Permanent Protection | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Thousands of artists living in illegal lofts from TriBeCa to the Bronx won sweeping new protections this week from Albany lawmakers. The state Asse...

New Apartments Are Too Little, Cost Too Much For Residents Losing Homes To Second Avenue Subway Work

New York Times | MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Finding an apartment in Manhattan can be tough. Just ask the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Next year, dozens of New Yorkers in some of the c...

Landlords Lobbying To Raise Stabilized Rents | MANNY FERNANDEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

When the board that regulates rents for New York City's rent-stabilized apartments met to vote on increases last year, tenants more than outnumbered l...

Can We Stop With the NY Real Estate Rental Myths?

Pauline Millard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Pauline Millard

If you can afford a fee, which can also usually be put on a credit card, consider a no-fee apartment a happy surprise, much like the aforementioned rent stabilized lease.

As Tenants Feel Squeeze, Harlem Rep. Rents 4 Apartments at Bargain Rates

NY Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While aggressive evictions are reducing the number of rent-stabilized apartments in New York, Representative Charles B. Rangel is enjoying four of the...