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City Council member Bill Perkins and Lenox Terrace 484 Lenox Avenue (Credit: Getty Images and Google Maps)

Council drives another nail in coffin of Olnick’s Lenox Terrace project

The City Council will soon find out if the Olnick Organization’s backup plan for its Lenox Terrace expansion was...

Council drives another nail in coffin of Olnick’s Lenox Terrace project
Evictions are going down in parts of the city where Right to Counsel applies, sparking a push to expand the law. (Credit: iStock)

Evictions down 20% in parts of NYC where tenants get free lawyers

Evictions in areas where low-income tenants received city-funded legal services funded dropped by almost 20 percent last year, according...

Evictions down 20% in parts of NYC where tenants get free lawyers
City Council member Bill Perkins and Lenox Terrace 484 Lenox Avenue (Credit: Getty Images and Google Maps)

Is Olnick bluffing on Lenox Terrace? History says no

When City Council member Bill Perkins announced he was opposing the Olnick Organization’s Lenox Terrace expansion, the development appeared...

Is Olnick bluffing on Lenox Terrace? History says no
Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson with an aerial of 320 Concord Avenue, the site of the jail project (Credit: Getty Images, Google Maps)

Housing complex takes South Bronx jail project to court

A petition filed yesterday seeks to nullify the city’s plan to build a jail in the South Bronx. The...

Housing complex takes South Bronx jail project to court
City Council Speaker Corey Johnson (Credit: Getty Images, iStock)

City Council wants more oversight of “ghost kitchens”

The City Council is looking to increase oversight of the rapid proliferation of “ghost kitchens,” or delivery-only kitchens. In...

City Council wants more oversight of “ghost kitchens”
Rafael Salamanca and the Bronx (Credit: Getty Images, iStock)

Bronx councilman snuffs out another de Blasio rezoning

The losses keep piling up for Mayor Bill de Blasio’s rezoning plans. Bronx Council member Rafael Salamanca announced Wednesday...

Bronx councilman snuffs out another de Blasio rezoning
From left: Costa Constantinides, James Van Bramer and Donovan Richards (Credit: iStock)

Queens candidates to return some real estate cash

Real estate donors in the Queens borough president race will see some of their checks returned, but this time...

Queens candidates to return some real estate cash
Council Member Antonio Reynoso and a map of Bushwick Planning Framework (Click for more info)

Bushwick rezoning faces deadlock amid local opposition

With just two years left in Mayor de Blasio’s term, another one of the administration’s rezoning efforts is on...

Bushwick rezoning faces deadlock amid local opposition
Staten Island City Councilman Joe Borelli and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson (Credit: Getty Images)

Gentrification tax? Pols pitch fix for “completely screwed” system

City lawmakers are making another push to overhaul New York’s notoriously arcane property tax system. A proposal backed by...

Gentrification tax? Pols pitch fix for “completely screwed” system
City Council member Justin Brannan (Credit: iStock)

Landlords face mandate to install safety devices

Landlords may soon need to pay for extra features to accommodate senior and disabled tenants — but the city...

Landlords face mandate to install safety devices
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