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New York Rent

How To Budget For Life In The Big Apple

LearnVest | Posted 09.25.2014 | Money
LearnVest

The rents in this town are some of the highest in the country -- three times the national average. And while you may be able to save money on certain expenses -- like transportation -- the temptation to splurge on too many fancy dinners or indulge that shopping habit can be tough to resist.

There's Something Familiar In This 1853 Article About NYC Rent...

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 04.14.2014 | Business

It's no secret that New York City rent is too damn high.

When Predatory Equity Hit the Big Apple

Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 06.08.2014 | Business
Laura Gottesdiener

It turns out that the real estate market in my New York City backyard has been a private equity playground for the last decade, and the result, unsurprisingly, has been a disaster for tenants and the market alike.

Over Half Of New York Can't Afford To Pay The Rent

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.12.2014 | Business

A new report confirms what New Yorkers have known for years: the rent really is too damn high. Over 50 percent of New York state residents pay ren...

Remember When Jimmy McMillan Said 'The Rent Is Too Damn High' In 2010? Well, Now It's Higher.

Christine Conetta | Posted 12.11.2013 | Politics

Jimmy McMillan, former gubernatorial candidate for New York state and founder of "The Rent is Too Damn High'' party, had a big "I told you so" in resp...

This Will Make You Want To Move To Detroit

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.06.2013 | HuffPost Home

When it comes to cost of living, there might not be two cities that better show the huge spectrum in the United States than Detroit and New York. It's...

Rising Rent In The Income Inequality Capital Of The USA

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 07.31.2013 | New York

Inhabitants of the City That Never Sleeps may find themselves spending quite a few more evenings tossing and turning after reading a new report detail...

New York Property Taxes Unfair To Renters, New Evidence Shows

Ben Hallman | Posted 05.08.2012 | Money
Ben Hallman

New Yorkers don't agree on much, but the 68 percent of us who rent our homes or apartments can usually find common cause on at least one issue: The rent we pay each month, as one perennial political candidate often says, is too damn high.

Rising Home Prices: Coming to a Market Near You

Jed Kolko | Posted 07.03.2012 | Business
Jed Kolko

Not only are rising prices starting to look like a real trend, they're also coming to a market near you -- if they haven't already. Asking prices increased year-over-year in 44 out of the 100 largest metropolitan areas, with Miami and Phoenix leading the charge.

Buy vs. Rent: What Should You Do?

Toni Haber | Posted 06.04.2012 | New York
Toni Haber

A lot of renting New Yorkers are asking themselves the obvious question: "Could it really be that much more expensive to buy something?" Here are some facts and some food for thought.

MAP: How Much Do NYC's Rich And Famous Shell Out For Rent?

Posted 03.29.2012 | New York

From David Schwimmer's massive East Village (de)construction to Jeremy Lin's move from couch to fancy W Hotel apartment, the city is constantly provin...

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 ...

Herculean Efforts, All For Naught

Charlie Carillo | Posted 11.27.2011 | New York
Charlie Carillo

Sometimes the great tabloid gods drop one right in your lap, and that's what happened the day Hercules came into my life. Not the Greek god from Mount Olympus -- the Greek Greenwich Village grocer.

Judge: NYC Can End Rent Subsidy For Ex-Homeless

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 11.14.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The city can stop paying rent subsidies for more than 16,000 formerly homeless families after losing state backing for the initiative...

Albany Stalemate: NYC Rent Laws Set To Expire Tonight

Posted 08.15.2011 | New York

New York City rent laws are set to expire at midnight tonight as Democrats in Albany push to strengthen rent regulations and Republicans seek to simpl...

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.

NYC Prices Up By 14% Since Last Year

nypost.com | ISABEL VINCENT and MELISSA KLEIN | Posted 07.02.2011 | New York

The price is not right. In addition to skyrocketing rent and gas prices, New Yorkers are being nickel and dimed to death, shelling out 21 cents mor...

State Leaves City's Homeless at a Disadvantage

Seth Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Seth Diamond

New York State should recognize its obligation to support working families who want to leave shelters and re-establish themselves in the community.

A Guide To Renting An Apartment In New York

90WPM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

When I moved to New York, I found myself facing the grim prospect of having to crash with friends until I found a place. After a few weeks of scrambli...

Report: New York Rents Up For First Quarter

ny.curbed.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

First the quarterly sales reports head back toward normal, and now rentals? Evidence from local brokerages over the past few months has suggested rent...

Village Voice: New York's Ten Worst Landlords, Part 1

Village Voice | Comments (1) by Elizabeth Dwoskin Tuesday, Mar 16 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

How many bad landlords are there in New York City? Who can count that high? But we can count to 10, so we assembled this group of really bad landlords...

Rent Reductions Part Of The Stay-Put Incentive

New York Times | ELIZABETH A. HARRIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

SPRING and summer are usually busy seasons for the New York City rental market. And after an extraordinarily slow winter, deals have picked up. The t...

Landlords Lobbying To Raise Stabilized Rents

nytimes.com | 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...

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...