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Evictions filed against tenants for nonpayment fell by more than 46 percent (Credit: iStock)

Evictions down in wake of New York rent law

Since the state legislature took a hacksaw to New York’s rent law in June, New York City has seen a precipitous decline in eviction proceedings. Evictions filed against tenants for nonpayment fell by more...

Evictions down in wake of New York rent law
101 West 23rd Street and E&M Management principal Daniel Goldstein (Credit: Google Maps and E&M)

“Something is rotten” at Chelsea co-op, owners say

Homeowners in a land-lease cooperative in Chelsea are facing eviction after skyrocketing maintenance fees and a hostile takeover of...

“Something is rotten” at Chelsea co-op, owners say
Department of Investigation Commissioner Margaret Garnett (Credit: iStock)

Evictions didn’t go down from 2017-2018 quite as much as the DOI thought

The Department of Investigation will likely increase its official residential eviction totals from last year. The city agency found...

Evictions didn’t go down from 2017-2018 quite as much as the DOI thought
Widow of Greek shipping heir facing eviction from $10M Pierre Hotel co-op

Widow of Greek shipping heir facing eviction from $10M Pierre Hotel co-op

The 73-year-old widow of a Greek shipping magnate who refused to leave her Pierre Hotel co-op is now facing...

Widow of Greek shipping heir facing eviction from $10M Pierre Hotel co-op
No pooch left behind: Bill to protect pets during evictions advances

No pooch left behind: Bill to protect pets during evictions advances

A bill meant to prevent pets from getting left in homes during evictions is almost the law of the...

No pooch left behind: Bill to protect pets during evictions advances
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Failure to launch: When parents go to court to evict their son

Like many millennials, Michael Rotondo, still lived with parents up until this week when they took the unusual step...

Failure to launch: When parents go to court to evict their son
From left: Matthew Desmond at the 2017 National Book Festival. His book "Evicted" won a Pulitzer Prize in 2017. (Credit: back photo by Jerrel Catlett)

The data’s in: 83 million evictions later, there’s a big problem

Princeton sociologist and professor Matthew Desmond combed through 83 million court records dating back to 2000 to create the...

The data’s in: 83 million evictions later, there’s a big problem
Melamed gets 20 days in jail despite attempt to buy freedom

Melamed gets 20 days in jail despite attempt to buy freedom

After a pre-sentencing hearing on Thursday, landlord Daniel Melamed was sent to jail for 20 days where he will...

Melamed gets 20 days in jail despite attempt to buy freedom
(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Dan DeCook, front; Pixabay, back)

Eight cities with the highest number of renters who’ve been evicted

Based on a poll of 40,000 respondents, Apartment List ranked the top U.S. metro areas where the largest number...

Eight cities with the highest number of renters who’ve been evicted
A group of South Bronx auto shop owners could soon be without a home

A group of South Bronx auto shop owners could soon be without a home

A group of auto-repair owners are in danger of getting evicted from their industrial building in the South Bronx....

A group of South Bronx auto shop owners could soon be without a home
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