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When Private Equity Came Knocking, Bronx Renters Were Given Two Options: Buy or Get Out

Additional reporting by Ben Fractenberg Hundreds of tenants at eight Bronx and Manhattan co-op buildings are at-risk of eviction after a private equity firm announced last year that it would not renew their leases and instead sell the units. The tenants, many of whom are low-income families or retirees, were given the option to buy […]

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Landlords Wage Crusade Against ‘Good Cause’ Anti-Eviction Bill

Additional reporting by Josefa Velasquez The real estate industry is pushing back on a state bill that would limit rent hikes and ensure lease renewals for over a million tenants — launching a house-to-house phone campaign to rally the public against the protections. A new group called Homeowners for an Affordable New York is calling city […]