Under the new rule, the Department of Social Services would adjust the CityFHEPS rate to fair market rent in counties outside of the city, while also requiring a physical or virtual inspection of the units.
Building “a little more housing in every neighborhood” may seem like a commonsense plan for a city with a massive housing crisis, but a long, complicated and possibly contentious review awaits.
Public housing’s eye-popping $78 billion physical needs assessment came under fire at a City Council hearing Friday, as critics say NYCHA uses the estimate to justify delays.
The Biden administration has so far refused to budge on the public housing authority’s request for American Rescue Plan dollars for tenants who collectively owe a half billion dollars in arrears.
A pilot program funded by the booking giant has provided a handful of community college students vouchers for six months of free housing, but the program is in limbo now.
A couple that lives in a condo in Brooklyn Bridge Park say toilet sounds are keeping them up at night. Park officials are fighting their lawsuit while looking for solutions.
A phenomenon called subsidence could be the result of poor soil quality or rising water levels — but not all cases are reported to the city.
A new registration law that goes into effect Tuesday targets major online platforms, but listings are already proliferating elsewhere, challenging the city’s understaffed enforcement agency.
Since January, state law has required the city to detail public housing problems in its online portal. That’s not happening.
New research of historic property records estimates the toll of mansion and other space combinations, especially in Manhattan.
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.
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Resolution of the long-pending legal case challenging ‘community preference’ set-asides could reframe which applicants get affordable housing — including a relative of the judge hearing the case.
Outpost Club promises hassle-free, low-commitment entree into Bushwick, Ridgewood and other trendy neighborhoods. Some residents are on rent strike and demanding their apartments get their regulated status restored.
Facing a half-billion dollars in rent arrears, the cash-strapped public housing agency has sent 1,250 notices so far.
COVID spurred many tenants to vacate city apartments, but changing rent laws and rising interest rates are among factors now encouraging people to stay put — with few new apartments available.
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.
Governor announces more income-restricted units and set-aside for locals there on 9/11 — while acknowledging impact of ‘100% affordable’ agitators.
There is no legal right to be cool in New York City as there is with heat in the winter. Still, you can push your landlord to fix your AC — or find a public cooling center.
Lawmakers, court authorities and city agencies have failed to safeguard the estates of homeowners who die without wills, threatening the transfer of Black and Latino generational wealth.
Estimates to replace or upgrade all public housing developments jumps from $45 billion to $78 billion even as the number of apartments drops from 176,000 to 161,000.
Brothers Joseph and Elliot Ambalo and their partner Etai Vardi use a web of LLCs to acquire shares of residential properties across New York City. We’re publishing the LLC names.