The City Council passed a bill Wednesday that enables tenants to report vacant apartments in their buildings to the city housing agency — with sponsors hoping to spur action on tens of thousands of empty units. Intro 195 allows tenants to report maintenance code issues to the Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) department via 311, […]
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 […]
Property owners argued that 2019 reforms violated their rights and is “destroying” housing. Yet profits are still plentiful.
The Bistricer family will receive a 40-year tax exemption in exchange for cleaning up the mess it has long been blamed for at Brooklyn’s beleaguered Flatbush Gardens.
While the increase is at the lower end of the range the RGB previously had proposed, it’s larger than any hike from the de Blasio years.
Measures to require inspections and registration of tens of thousands of empty units got pushback from the Adams administration at a City Council hearing.
The nine-person board is about to take its preliminary vote, then hear rowdy input from the public. As the city’s affordability crisis worsens, the process is set to be as tense as ever in 2023.
Long-time residents say they’re being hit with huge rent increases that have unsettled their lives and forced some of them to leave the building.
Residents are worried about de facto deregulation in a rapidly gentrifying neighborhood — thanks to limited enforcement of the largely voluntary systems landlords use to register rent-stabilized apartments.
Data from a housing nonprofit, obtained exclusively by THE CITY, shows where thousands of rent-stabilized units remain unaccounted for by the state.