One tenant of a Wakefield building lost his electric wheelchair to water damage. He used rent money to save for a new chair, and is now being sued by his landlord.
Facing a half-billion dollars in rent arrears, the cash-strapped public housing agency has sent 1,250 notices so far.
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.
Last week, the Housing Authority sent notices to 290 households with higher income saying they must pay higher rent, and foot the bill for utilities.
Hurricane Sandy recovery work at Manhattan’s Riis Houses kicked up dust from dirt contaminated by a long-ago gas plant, THE CITY found.
To help renters make better-informed choices, leases must disclose a property’s propensity to flood and whether it suffered flood damage in the past.
NYCHA sends maintenance workers to clean up after each new effusion, but “they’re not hitting the root cause” as sidewalks permanently stained brown force pedestrians to detour into oncoming traffic.
Just in time for the warm weather, learn how to organize outdoor parties in your neighborhood — it’s not as daunting as you might think.
Protesters said that small landlords upset with their tenants should be directing their anger at their banks instead.
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.