A state court judge this week dismissed a lawsuit seeking to overturn the city’s Local Law 97, which seeks to slash carbon emissions from buildings. The lawsuit was filed in New York Supreme Court in May 2022 by two Queens co-ops, their board presidents and an LLC that owns a Manhattan residential and commercial building. […]
Jose Fernandez has been cooking without gas for over two years. So have his neighbors in their West Harlem co-op. Con Ed turned off the gas in the summer of 2021, after an inspector noticed a problem with an exterior pipe, fixed it and subsequently performed a separate air pressure test that the system failed, […]
In New York City, there are a lot of ways to find publicly available information about the buildings on your block — and even more reasons to want it. Maybe you need to find the name of a contractor who botched a repair, or your landlord’s real mailing address, or how many violations a building […]
Adams appointee Eric Ulrich pocketed $150,000 from associates seeking city actions, Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg charged.
Under new proposed rules to Local Law 97, buildings that show a good faith effort to meet carbon caps could get a reprieve. But some backers of the law say the delay isn’t warranted.
A fatal collapse at burned-out Beth Hamedrash happened after the city’s preservation panel forced rebuilding, over its own expert’s objections.
Mayor “Get Stuff Done” debuted a new plan to “Get Sheds Down.”
Department of Buildings and FDNY issue $6,400 in fines for the Bowery facility, weeks after an electrical fire killed four in Chinatown. Grubhub says it’s a “misunderstanding.”
Owners don’t object to the goal of a city law requiring buildings to lower carbon emissions — but they do mind the significant expense.
In a rare occurrence, two supervisors face criminal charges over injuries that disabled two workers at an East Harlem building site.