Contact Us
1250 Broadway, 27th Floor, New York, NY 10001 212-619-5400 Manhattan Attorney
Manhattan Lawyer
Attorney Profiles Firm News Practice Areas Newsletters Real Estate Lawyers' Blog Clients' Rights
Best of the Best Top 100 2015 Award
Best of the Best Top 100 2016 Award

NY Real Estate Law Blog

Categories

Archives

Follow Lucas on Twitter & LinkedIn

Recent Posts in Rent, generally Category

471 results found. Viewing page 1 of 19. Go to page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7  . . . 15 16 17 18 19   Next

KEEPING CHELSEA'S PENN SOUTH CO-OP AFFORDABLE

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES, AFTER HIS PUSH: OMB SIGNS OFF ON PENN SOUTH REFINANCING AGREEMENT; FEDERAL APPROVAL MEANS THAT CO-OP IN CHELSEA WILL CONTINUE TO PROVIDE AFFORDABLE HOUSING OPTIONS TO MIDDLE-CLASS ...
Continue reading "KEEPING CHELSEA'S PENN SOUTH CO-OP AFFORDABLE" »

THEY'RE BUILDING AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces M/WBE Firms Win Bids to Build Hundreds of Affordable Homes at Six City-Owned Sites City land in three boroughs to become 100 percent affordable housing M/WBE projects; ...
Continue reading "THEY'RE BUILDING AFFORDABLE HOUSING" »

KEEPING CHELSEA'S PENN SOUTH AFFORDABLE

SCHUMER REVEALS: WITHOUT SWIFT FEDERAL ACTION, AFFORDABLE HOUSING OPTIONS AT ONE OF LAST REMAINING MIDDLE CLASS URBAN OASES—PENN SOUTH CO-OP— COULD BE AT RISK; SENATOR URGES OMB TO QUICKLY ...
Continue reading "KEEPING CHELSEA'S PENN SOUTH AFFORDABLE" »

WHO PROVES DISCRIMINATION IN A PLEADING?

Discriminatory Property Tax Case Dismissed Image Credit: nyc.gov Tenant alleged that the City’s allocation of the property tax burden violated due process and equal protection. Ernest Robinson ...
Continue reading "WHO PROVES DISCRIMINATION IN A PLEADING?" »

CHEATING LANDLORDS CALLED TO TASK

Harlem landlord Big City Realty cheated rent-stabilized tenants, lawsuit claims Investigation by pro-tenant group says firm handed out market-rate leases in J-51 buildings, billed for false repairs ...
Continue reading "CHEATING LANDLORDS CALLED TO TASK" »

HARLEM TENANTS SUE LANDLORD OVER ILLEGAL RENTS

EXCLUSIVE: Harlem tenants accuse landlord of illegally hiking up rent in over 20 buildings in class action lawsuit The Harlem landlord allegedly claimed to have made the hikes under a false claim that ...
Continue reading "HARLEM TENANTS SUE LANDLORD OVER ILLEGAL RENTS" »

CLOSING TIME?

Tenants Reginald and Maria B. had a right to purchase the house in which they lived for $2,500,000. But after their lease expired the landlord’s trustee – Melissa K. – agreed to sell ...
Continue reading "CLOSING TIME?" »

BROOKLYN TENANTS GET THEIR MONEY BACK

Governor Cuomo Announces $250,000 in Rent Overcharges Returned to Rent Regulated Tenants in Brooklyn Building Tenant Protection Unit’s Audit of a Building Receiving 421-a Tax Benefits Uncovered ...
Continue reading "BROOKLYN TENANTS GET THEIR MONEY BACK" »

NYC LANDLORD INFLATED REGULATED RENTS

Real Estate Co. Accused Of Illegally Inflating NYC Rents By Kat Greene A proposed class of New York City tenants on Tuesday accused multibillion-dollar real estate portfolio manager A&E Real ...
Continue reading "NYC LANDLORD INFLATED REGULATED RENTS" »

CLASS ACTION FILED AGAINST A&E REAL ESTATE HOLDINGS

Lawsuit Alleges Firm Overcharged Rent-Stabilized Tenants Firm received tax break from New York City worth $100 million By Mara Gay Mohammad Haque, one of the plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit ...
Continue reading "CLASS ACTION FILED AGAINST A&E REAL ESTATE HOLDINGS" »

HELPING SMALL BUSINESSES

Lucas -- Our small businesses are a real treasure of our communities. They are a big part of our daily lives, the places where we see our neighbors, so much of what make our neighborhoods feel like ...
Continue reading "HELPING SMALL BUSINESSES" »

HOUSING COURT REPRESENTATION FOR ALL!

Lucas A. -- From my first day in office I’ve focused intensely on the goal of bringing more fairness for tenants in New York City’s housing court. I am happy to say we’ve already ...
Continue reading "HOUSING COURT REPRESENTATION FOR ALL!" »

MORE NEW YORKERS HAVE REPRESENTATION

City Report Reveals Major Increase In The Number Of Tenants In Housing Court Who Have Legal Representation Three years ago just 1 in 100 tenants in housing court had representation. Today, more than 1 ...
Continue reading "MORE NEW YORKERS HAVE REPRESENTATION" »

NO WAIVES HERE

Back in 2003, when 8 Beach Street Realty settled an owners use-claim against its stabilized tenant, it gave Max B. a ten-year unregulated lease with a five-year renewal option in exchange for a waiver ...
Continue reading "NO WAIVES HERE" »

FUNDING FORECLOSURE PREVENTION

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $930,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR UPSTATE NEW YORK HOUSING ORGANIZATIONS Funding will provide financial counseling services to new homebuyers, homeowners and renters ...
Continue reading "FUNDING FORECLOSURE PREVENTION" »

BATTLING TENANT HARASSMENT

A.G. Schneiderman Announces New, Strengthened Team To Spearhead Office’s Tenant Harassment And Housing Enforcement Initiatives Newly Appointed Heads Of Real Estate Finance Bureau And Real Estate ...
Continue reading "BATTLING TENANT HARASSMENT" »

BANNING ADS FOR SHORT-TERM RENTALS

State Legislature Passes Bill to Ban Online Advertisements of Illegal Short-Term Apartment Rentals Assembly Member Linda B. Rosenthal The legislation, which is the first of its kind in the Nation, ...
Continue reading "BANNING ADS FOR SHORT-TERM RENTALS" »

ANOTHER 0% INCREASE

Rent Guidelines Board Freezes One-Year Leases for 2nd-Year in a Row Board votes for rent freeze despite strong push for a rent rollback by City Council coalition. On June 27, 2016, the New York City ...
Continue reading "ANOTHER 0% INCREASE" »

ANOTHER ZERO

Dear Lucas, Last night, the NYC Rent Guidelines Board voted for a zero percent increase on one-year lease renewals for rent-stabilized apartments. The board also approved an increase of two percent on ...
Continue reading "ANOTHER ZERO" »

DENIED TENANTS A RIGHT TO PURCHASE

A.G. Schneiderman Announces $540k Settlement With Manhattan Developer For Concealing Prohibited Rent-Controlled Tenant Buyouts Agreement Requires Developer To Pay Restitution Into City-AG Affordable ...
Continue reading "DENIED TENANTS A RIGHT TO PURCHASE" »

FAR FROM IMPERIAL (COURT)

Mayor de Blasio Announces Up to $65,000 in Violations Against Upper West Side SRO Running 99 Units in "Illegal Hotel" llegal short term rentals threaten availability of long-term housing, ...
Continue reading "FAR FROM IMPERIAL (COURT)" »

FIGHTING BAD LANDLORDS

City Relying on 1962 State Law to Combat Irresponsible Landlords From left to right: Don Schacknai, First Deputy Commissioner of HPD, Miguilania Rincon, tenant, Mayor de Blasio, Public Advocate James, ...
Continue reading "FIGHTING BAD LANDLORDS" »

FORCING A FIX

City Taking Action to Force Eight Irresponsible Landlords to Fix Their 12 Buildings DSS will withhold rent payments for tenants on public assistance unless violations are resolved The “Dirty ...
Continue reading "FORCING A FIX" »

RENTERS ARE WORRIED

U.S. Renters Worry More Than Homeowners About Housing Costs by Jeffrey M. Jones Story Highlights 49% of renters and 25% of homeowners worry about paying for housing More renters than homeowners worry ...
Continue reading "RENTERS ARE WORRIED" »
471 results found. Viewing page 1 of 19. Go to page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7  . . . 15 16 17 18 19   Next