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Lynne Patton, Shola Olatoye and Maria Torres-Springer

NYCHA chair Olatoye calls lack of policy guidance from Ben Carson “almost unconscionable”

As lawmakers in Washington D.C. debate whether and by how much to cut funding for public housing, New York policymakers cast a worried eye...

Brooklyn pols request probe into “troubling history” of Two Trees’ 125 Court

Brooklyn pols request probe into “troubling history” of Two Trees’ 125 Court

Two Trees Management continues to face scrutiny regarding alleged rent overcharges at a Downtown Brooklyn rental building, with two Brooklyn...

Cuomo cracks down on landlords leaving tenants out in cold

Cuomo cracks down on landlords leaving tenants out in cold

Gov. Andrew Cuomo led a crackdown on New York City landlords who illegally removed central heading systems at rent-regulated...

If it’s broke, make sure they don’t fix it: State agency blasted over “weak” NYCHA oversight

If it’s broke, make sure they don’t fix it: State agency blasted over “weak” NYCHA oversight

UPDATED, 3:20 p.m., Aug. 28: As if the problems at the New York City Housing Authority weren’t bad enough, the state agency charged with overseeing...

Landlord who owes tenant $112K loses appeal

Landlord who owes tenant $112K loses appeal

A tenant who was overcharged on his rent-regulated Hamilton Heights apartment for years may now be able to collect $112,000 after state housing officials denied the landlord’s appeal. In June, the Division of Housing...

State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli

Comptroller blames state for affordable housing delays

The construction and rehabilitation of thousands of affordable units was delayed because money was earmarked for projects state housing...

901 Walton Avenue in the Bronx

Bronx rental tenants balk at allegedly illegal fees

A group of long time Bronx tenants has filed a complaint with the state Division of Housing and Community...

From left: Beleaguered landlord Yeshaya Wasserman's 652-668 Brooklyn Avenue and 651-667 Brooklyn Avenue

State’s pro-tenant task force draws landlord ire

Landlords are accusing the Tenant Protections Unit, a state agency tasked with monitoring landlords accused of pressuring tenants out...

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Three years after their building was demolished, rent-regulated tenants fight for compensation

Rent-regulated tenants of a Lower East Side building demolished three years ago due to violations that were neglected by the landlord are petitioning to...

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Co-op City probes allegations of favoritism for board member

Co-op City Bronx’s Co-op City, a 25-building development in Baychester, is investigating allegations that a board member was pushed...

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