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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.

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.

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 .

Housing Justice for All campaign pushes for ‘good cause’ eviction legislation

A coalition of over 70 organizations representing tenants and homeless New Yorkers from across the state unveiled a legislative agenda to build on housing reforms.

New rent laws protect tenants from predatory practices

New York City launched a campaign on new tenant protections Monday.