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City tenants hope to add to tenant victories with Comptroller’s help

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer wants landlords to be required to alert tenants of their rights. Stringer called for legislation to create a “Tenant Bill of Rights” that would keep a check on landlords who try to take advantage ...

Trump budget 'threatens the very future' of New Yorkers who rely on housing programs: senators

Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers could soon pay more rent for their public housing homes while also seeing a reduction in services under Trump Administration proposals.

Thousands were without water at Manhattan NYCHA complex

Thousands of New York City Housing Authority residents were without water Sunday night after a water main break, officials said.

For People of Color, gentrification is more a curse than a blessing

From a dowdy provincial city in the 1980s, Philadelphia has become a world-class urban center through gentrification – primarily through landmark architecture that now sets the city center and University City, apart.

Rents already rising amid broker fee back-and-forth: study

In the midst of a legal battle challenging a new ban on broker fees statewide, a new report says city landlords are already trying to make up the difference.

Newark steps up rent control enforcement in response to growing demand for housing

Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka and Deputy Mayor/Director of Economic and Housing Development Allison Ladd recently announced new efforts to strengthen Newark’s rent control program.

Broker fees back in New York after order from judge

New Yorkers may have said goodbye to broker fees too soon.

City Planning Commission approves expansion of Lenox Terrace

The proposal to expand Lenox Terrace passed a major hurdle today, though many community members don't support it.

Black America’s Housing Crisis: More renters than homeowners

No matter who you are, or where you live, there’s a central concern that links consumers all over the country: the ever-rising cost of living.

Access-A-Riders left out of Fair Fares expansion

"...if you ask Access-A-Ride users, Fair Fares is better off not existing."

Nearly 5,000 NYCHA residents without heat and hot water Friday night

Nearly 5,000 residents were without heat and hot water at NYCHA buildings in the Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn Friday night, according to NYCHA's website .

Activist mark five years since police killing of Jerame Reid

On Monday, Dec. 30, the People’s Organization for Progress’ (P.O.P.) weekly Justice Monday protest against police brutality commemorated police killing of Jerame Reid.

Protest over policing of NYC subways shuts station in Harlem

A protest over the policing of New York City’s subways briefly shut down a busy Harlem subway station during rush hour, and news stations say multiple people have been arrested in the fluid demonstration.

Harlem hosts fourth annual Heal the Land Prayer Walk Vigil

Harlem held its fourth annual Heal the Land Prayer Walk Vigil on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019.

Protest held for assaulted Black teen, Benjamin Marshall

A march and news conference was held in front of the 84th Precinct this past Nov. 4. Advocates protested and marched from Brooklyn’s Jay Street–MetroTech subway station to the 84th Precinct to demand the termination of the NYPD police officer ...

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