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Bronx Councilman touts closing “Kushner loophole” to protect rent regulated apartments
News 5 months ago
Bronx Councilman touts closing “Kushner loophole” to protect rent regulated apartments

City Councilman Ritchie Torres hit the bricks in the Bronx on Friday to tell residents about a newly passed City Council bill that would close the...

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Brooklyn tenants in rent-regulated apartments push state to nix landlord’s facial recognition software
News 5 months ago
Brooklyn tenants in rent-regulated apartments push state to nix landlord’s facial recognition software

More than 130 tenants living in two rent-regulated Brooklyn apartment complexes demanded the state stop their landlord from installing facial...

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Blackstone equity firm coughs up $1 million refund to Forest Hill tenants, non-profit says
News 5 months ago
Blackstone equity firm coughs up $1 million refund to Forest Hill tenants, non-profit says

The mammoth private equity firm that bought a rent-stabilized Queens housing complex last year has agreed to pay $1.1 million in refunds to tenants...

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Netflix to expand New York presence with Manhattan office and Brooklyn sound stages
News 6 months ago
Netflix to expand New York presence with Manhattan office and Brooklyn sound stages

Streaming behemoth Netflix is broadening its presence in the city with an expanded Manhattan office and six new sound stages in Brooklyn, Gov....

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'Green buildings’ bill would support over 40,000 jobs per year, report says, landlords call it a cash grab
News 6 months ago
'Green buildings’ bill would support over 40,000 jobs per year, report says, landlords call it a cash grab

Environmental advocates backing the "green buildings" bill claim it would boost the city's employment market with over 40,000 jobs per year in a...

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Cash strapped R. Kelly has a balance of negative $13 in his bank account
News 6 months ago
Cash strapped R. Kelly has a balance of negative $13 in his bank account

A judge reportedly cleaned $154,527.22 out of accounts the "Ignition" singer had with Bank of America to reimburse Kelly's Chicago landlord for...

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Julia Salazar is just the beginning
News 1 year ago
Julia Salazar is just the beginning

Ruminating on his recent loss to Julia Salazar in the Democratic primary, outgoing state Sen. Martin Malave Dilan recently said, “I was defeated by...

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Which Andrew Cuomo will we see in 2019? An emboldened Democratic state Senate will give him fits
News 1 year ago
Which Andrew Cuomo will we see in 2019? An emboldened Democratic state Senate will give him fits

Assuming he wins reelection, Gov. Cuomo may soon be forced to govern in ways he never wanted to — or ever imagined he would. For the first time in...

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Alarming levels of chemicals found inside Brooklyn public housing apartments that sit near toxic spills
News 1 year ago
Alarming levels of chemicals found inside Brooklyn public housing apartments that sit near toxic spills

A Brooklyn NYCHA development located next to land that's been tainted by dry cleaning and petroleum spills recently registered alarming levels of...

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Penn Station getting new entrance as part of its ongoing renovation
News 1 year ago
Penn Station getting new entrance as part of its ongoing renovation

Penn Station is getting a new entrance as part of its overhaul. Gov. Cuomo announced the new entrance at 33rd St. and Seventh Ave. as part of his...

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Mayor promises NYCHA will get its act together with the feds on lead paint inspections
News 1 year ago
Mayor promises NYCHA will get its act together with the feds on lead paint inspections

Mayor de Blasio insisted Tuesday that he's been transparent about NYCHA's lead paint woes and called the prosecutors new charge that the authority...

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Trump's red, white and blue flag-waving all boils down to green: Money motivates every move
News 1 year ago
Trump's red, white and blue flag-waving all boils down to green: Money motivates every move

Forget about red, white, and blue. For President Donald Trump, it's only about green: money. Trump has wrapped himself in the flag and made overt...

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Take out turmoil: Residents of Queens building haven't been able to use their stoves since January
News 1 year ago
Take out turmoil: Residents of Queens building haven't been able to use their stoves since January

Dozens of tenants in a Queens building have been without gas since January, when the city cut off the service because the landlord tried to...

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