Agreement Protects Affordable Housing and Tenants’ Rights

TENANTS_RIGHTSGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a major settlement agreement that will help make communities more just and affordable by ending the reported harassment and intimidation of mainly Spanish-speaking immigrant tenants in nearly 1,800 apartments within 49 buildings in Harlem, Washington Heights, Brooklyn and the South Bronx. Continue Reading →

Washington Heights Residents Without Heat

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After going without heat, hot water and gas since August, residents of a Washington Heights building finally got their heat and hot water back the day before Thanksgiving. But their troubles didn’t end there. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s Worst Landlords Watchlist

Public Advocate Bill DeBlasio is hoping to publicly shame apartment owners who’ve violated the law by not fixing their buildings. He’s added 318 landlords to his third annual list of 2011 the worst in the city. Continue Reading →