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Five real estate trade associations are providing financial backing to a constitutional lawsuit looking to upend New York’s rent law (Credit: iStock)

National groups fund NY landlords’ suit against rent law

It’s not just New York trade associations fighting back against Albany’s new tenant-friendly rent law. Five real estate trade...

National groups fund NY landlords’ suit against rent law
Cea Weaver and the Nassau County Courthouse (Credit: Wikipedia)

Tenant group attacks Democratic senators for taking real estate money

The group that pushed hardest for the overhaul of New York’s rent laws that shocked landlords is now targeting...

Tenant group attacks Democratic senators for taking real estate money
Parkoff Organization's Adam Parkoff and Community Housing Improvement Program's Jay Martin

“It’s not the end of the world,” landlord says of new rent laws

New York Multifamily Summit A Halloween panel of multifamily industry players had sobering market predictions — and a call...

“It’s not the end of the world,” landlord says of new rent laws
Councilman Mark Levine (Credit: Getty Images)

Co-op owners get a quick fix on registration program aimed at rent-regulated apartments

After facing backlash from co-op owners, the City Council is moving to amend a law that requires landlords to...

Co-op owners get a quick fix on registration program aimed at rent-regulated apartments
Equity Group president Sam Zell (Credit: Getty Images, iStock, Equity Apartments)

Equity Residential decries rent control’s “chilling effect” on development

Sam Zell’s Equity Residential said rent control is having a “chilling effect” on capital going into development. The real...

Equity Residential decries rent control’s “chilling effect” on development
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What’s wrong with J-51? Plenty, landlord reps say

Developers usually flock to tax breaks. But there’s one program in New York that’s seeing increasingly less interest from...

What’s wrong with J-51? Plenty, landlord reps say
148 East 28th Street and Governor Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Google Maps and Getty Images)

Citing new rent law, building buyer wants money back

The buyer of a Murray Hill building wants his money back because of the new rent law. An LLC...

Citing new rent law, building buyer wants money back
Cases to challenge tenant residency have declined since June (Credit: iStock)

More rent-law fallout: Landlords back off “absentee” tenants

Cases brought against rent-stabilized tenants who allegedly live elsewhere have become a thing of the past. The reason is...

More rent-law fallout: Landlords back off “absentee” tenants
From left: REBNY President James Whelan, Housing Preservation and Development Commissioner Louise Carroll and State Senator and Housing Committee Chair Brian Kavanagh (Credit: Facebook, Twitter, Getty Images, iStock)

De Blasio official thinks rent board will be kinder to landlords

A de Blasio administration housing official seemed to speculate Wednesday that the city will approve larger rent increases than...

De Blasio official thinks rent board will be kinder to landlords
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