Activists calling for May 1 rent strike

A new push by activists calls for all New Yorkers to withhold rent payments on May 1.

De Blasio proposes rent deferment for NYC tenants who lost income

New York City renters who have lost a source of income could be allowed to defer their rent payments under a proposal put forth by Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday.

NYCHA in duress: maintenance workers, staffers say they need more equipment and PPEs

New York City Housing Authority leaders said they have close to 95,000 surgical masks on hand. Officials have said they’re distributing 90,000 of those masks to all operations departments.

NYCHA residents want workers to wear protective equipment

New York City Housing Authority residents in need of repairs are afraid to allow workers without protective equipment inside their homes.

Appeal to landlords continues as April starts and rent is due

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues, rent for millions of New Yorkers is due this week. However, due to mass job losses, some renters are coming up empty-handed.

What you need to know about rent, mortgage and property taxes

April 1 means the biggest payment most people make each month is due: their rent or mortgage payments

No additional rent relief for New Yorkers as April 1 nears, Gov. Cuomo says

With April 1 just days away, many renters in New York who are struggling financially because of the coronavirus outbreak are still hoping for relief from the state.

Mayor de Blasio calls for rent freeze amid COVID-19 crisis

Mayor. Bill de Blasio is calling for a rent freeze for 2.3 million tenants in nearly 1 million rent-stabilized units across the City amid the COVID-19 epidemic.

Should landlords suspend rent during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to have a major impact on the economy with small businesses closing and companies laying off workers.

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.