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Activists calling for May 1 rent strike

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

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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.

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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 of tenants and possible tenants.

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Broker fees back in New York after order from judge

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

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Advocates want city to enhance enforcement of Local Law 1

Environmental justice advocates and tenant advocates want the city to enforce Local Law 1 better.

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New rent laws protect tenants from predatory practices

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

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Albany passes historic rent laws

Rent laws were set to expire on Saturday.