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Community Housing Improvement Program director Jay Martin, Judge Eric Komitee and RSA president Joseph Strasburg (Strasburg by Jeffersons Siegel)

Judge: How can rent law justify free rent for a year?

Landlords challenging New York’s rent law got a ray of hope Tuesday when a federal judge questioned how it...

Judge: How can rent law justify free rent for a year?
An industry group’s survey of 100,000 rent-stabilized apartments found that a quarter of tenants have yet to pay June rent (iStock)

Nearly 1 in 4 New Yorkers skipped rent in June: survey

Nearly 25 percent of New York City renters have yet to make rent payments in June, according to one...

Nearly 1 in 4 New Yorkers skipped rent in June: survey
(Credit: iStock)

Vacancy decontrol of rent-stabilized units surged 70% despite new law

Landlords managed to yank nearly 8,000 apartments out of rent regulation using high-rent vacancy decontrol last year before that...

Vacancy decontrol of rent-stabilized units surged 70% despite new law
42-07 34th Avenue (Credit: Google Maps, iStock)

New twist in decade-long landlord-tenant fight

After 10 years and two attempts to oust Abdelhakim Houmita from his rent-stabilized apartment, a Long Island City landlord...

New twist in decade-long landlord-tenant fight
90 West Street (Credit: Google Maps, iStock)

This landlord’s legal win could give boost to other owners in overcharge cases

In another win for landlords, a state Supreme Court judge found that the new rent stabilization law’s rules don’t...

This landlord’s legal win could give boost to other owners in overcharge cases
219-223 West 24th Street (Credit: StreetEasy)

Landlord must fix, not raze, “deplorable” Chelsea buildings: court

A Chelsea landlord must repair three rent-stabilized buildings and pay tenants $126,000 for neglecting maintenance until they had to...

Landlord must fix, not raze, “deplorable” Chelsea buildings: court
CHIP's Jay Martin 

“The landlord is just a collection agent for the city,” CHIP head argues

The head of an influential New York landlord group has called for city and state officials to think about...

“The landlord is just a collection agent for the city,” CHIP head argues
From left: Alvin Schein, Julia Salazar, and Marjery Weinstein

Eviction bill could stop condo, co-op owners from booting tenants

The re-emergence of the good cause eviction bill this month already had New York landlords worried. But now some...

Eviction bill could stop condo, co-op owners from booting tenants
90 West Street tenants want the court to force their landlords to abide by rent regulation (Credit: iStock, 90 West)

Tenants demand judge set rents at tax-abated Manhattan building

Last June, the state’s highest court ruled that apartments in a Lower Manhattan building had been wrongly removed from...

Tenants demand judge set rents at tax-abated Manhattan building
Clipper Equity's David Bistricer (inset) and the US Supreme Court (Credit: RealInsight and Getty Images)

US Supreme Court denies Clipper’s rent regulation petition

Clipper Equity wasn’t one of the lucky 150. The U.S. Supreme Court, which hears roughly 150 out of the...

US Supreme Court denies Clipper’s rent regulation petition
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