Posted inThe Deed Finders

Hochul Signs Bill Giving Prosecutors More Power to Halt Deed Theft Evictions

New York State is moving to combat deed theft. Gov. Kathy Hochul on Tuesday signed into law a bill that aims to give prosecutors more latitude to go after fraudulent real estate transactions — and keep homeowners in their homes. Sponsored by Sen. Brian Kavanagh (D-Manhattan/Brooklyn) and Assemblymember Helene Weinstein and co-authored by Attorney General […]

Posted inMigrant Crisis

Gov. Hochul Backs Adams’ Call To Suspend ‘Right to Shelter’ During Asylum Crisis

Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday enthusiastically embraced New York City’s request to temporarily suspend the city’s decades-old “right to shelter” agreement in response to the wave of asylum seekers who have inundated the system. Last week, Mayor Eric Adams asked a court to let the city pause the protocol, enacted in the early 1980s, that […]

Posted inFAQ NYC

LISTEN: Who’s In Charge Here?

Co-hosts Christina Greer and Katie Honan break down another jam-packed week in New York City, covering plans for migrant housing, questionable donors to Mayor Eric Adams’ 2021 campaign, and who holds down the city when the mayor, for a variety of possible reasons, cannot. Subscribe to the FAQ NYC podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever podcasts are […]