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Posts Tagged "NYC Tenant Law"

New York Magazine: Clash of the Utopias

At one of the meetings, in December 2006, Adam Rose, the co-president of Rose Associates who was managing Stuy Town’s operations at the time, set off alarms among the group when he told them it would be realistic to recover just 8 percent of the rent-stabilized apartments in the first year, which was almost double the historical average. The business…read more →

Reuters: Supreme Court won’t hear New York City rent case

WASHINGTON, April 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a constitutional challenge to a New York City rent stabilization law and regulations that control rent increases and evictions for nearly 1 million apartments. The justices turned down an appeal by a couple, James and Jeanne Harmon, who own and live in a small brownstone building…read more →

The New York Times: Tenant Sues to Stay Off List of Tenants Who Are Sued

November 2, 2011, 1:45 pm By ELIZABETH A. HARRIS James Whelan has a little piece of every New York tenant’s dream: a rent stabilized apartment. It’s a quiet one-bedroom on the Upper East Side where he has lived for 17 years, and it costs him less than $1,500 a month. But Mr. Whelan’s landlord, a limited liability company, says that…read more →

The Gotham Gazette: Blacklisting Tenants

by Joe Lamport Feb 2006 When Adam White withheld rent from his landlord in 1996 for failing repeatedly to repair a serious leak in his ceiling, he was doing what he knew New York tenants have the right to do when landlords fail to make vital repairs. The landlord started eviction proceedings against him, but they settled the dispute quickly…read more →