The forecast for an additional $1.8 billion in revenue has spawned tensions over how much further Adams’ $107 billion financial plan can stretch.
Protest songs filled the hallways with demands to boost funding for Right to Counsel program — and pause eviction cases where attorneys are not assigned.
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.
Officials give go-ahead for a residential tower with 30% set-aside for below-market rentals, up from previous promise of 25%.
In a wide-ranging sit-down with THE CITY, the City Council’s leader calls for more consultation and communication from the mayor’s office when it comes to dealing with the recent waves of asylum seekers now filling shelters.
City Hall has only publicly acknowledged three such centers operating now, but THE CITY has learned that six are open holding about 1,400 people.
The Housing Authority seeks city funds to remedy hundreds of violations for faulty brickwork, but the Office of Management and Budget says budget rules prevent it.
A standpipe at 161 Maiden Lane was out of commission for more than a year, cutting off water supply needed to fight high-rise fires.
Brooklyn Councilmember Sandy Nurse looks to create consequences for locking tenants out.
As bidding goes on secretly, concerns grow over how new buyers will treat vulnerable rent-stabilized buildings.
In this preliminary vote, the board also approved 4% to 7% maximum increases on two-year leases. A final vote is coming next month.
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Loose bricks fell off a Jackson Houses wall last week, crushing sidewalk scaffolding — at a time when hundreds of public housing facade violations remain unresolved.
Eviction fears and operating cost inflation fuel an unusually sharp clash in testimony to panel that will decide rent hikes potentially as high as 8.5% next year.
Since 2014, thousands of New Yorkers have filed deed theft complaints, but many are hard to prosecute. Now that could change.
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.
Developers and tenant advocates alike say leaders in Albany failed to put muscle into pushing ambitious development proposals, allowing naysayers to win.
Protesters said that small landlords upset with their tenants should be directing their anger at their banks instead.
The governor indicated she would back a voucher program and make more money available for NYCHA to cover unpaid rent.
A quartet of investors say they’re only helping the dispossessed get what’s due. But their actions have exploited family divisions — and relatives on both sides of the deals say they’ve been ripped off.
Last week, the Housing Authority pulled down data on its website after THE CITY found nearly every one of its 2,100 buildings really scored grades of D and F.