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Landlords take another hit: Cuomo signs expanded Loft Law

UPDATED, July 7, 12:50 p.m.: Tenants notched yet another victory at the end of June when Gov. Andrew Cuomo...

Too late: Loft Law left alone despite compromise bill

Though tenant advocates and landlords cut a deal to change the state’s Loft Law, the legislation didn’t gain enough...

Landlord group seeks more control over Loft Law conversions

A group of landlords wants more control over how the Loft Law is applied in the city, adding to...

Loft-law reformers say de Blasio is MIA

Hundreds of loft dwellers could lose their homes and workspaces if they don’t meet a deadline next month to convert their lofts into legal residences. And as advocates push for loft-friendly reforms in Albany,...

Booted tenants sue Loft Board over alleged secret meeting

The New York City Loft Board is facing a suit from a group of eight tenants who claim the...

Loft Law applications up by more than a third

In the first three months of 2014, 122 people applied for Loft Law protection — 34 more than during...

Developer Uri Kaufman would ditch scaffold law, rent stabilization as governor: VIDEO

Developer Uri Kaufman lambasted the state’s real estate regulations in a discussion with reporters about what he would do...

Clock ticking down on loft law

Tenants residing in illegally converted commercial buildings have only a few weeks left before changes to the so-called loft law take effect.

Illegally converted Bushwick factory for sale

The owners of an illegally converted Bushwick building are looking for protection under the 2010 Loft Law even as...

Loft law remakes illegal South Williamsburg dwelling

Life has changed for one bunch of Williamsburg loft dwellers who, thanks largely to the 2010 loft law, now...

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