The amendments, some of which limit rents on combined or ‘Frankensteined’ apartments, mark the first update since 2014 to regulations in the Rent Stabilization Code governing about 1 million apartments.
In a new state court filing, the Adams administration is requesting authority to suspend the bulk of a 1981 decree that ensures shelter access for single adults.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said it will not consider a challenge to rent stabilization from major landlord groups in New York, prompting a sigh of relief among tenants even as they await clarity on two other similar cases still pending.
“Wayne was an absolutist—moral, faithful, tea totaling, tenacious—a believer in redemption, with reportorial standards beyond reproach. No short cuts, no cheap rumors—only shocking facts; never going with a piece unless certain of its accuracy; smiling rather than taking umbrage when reporters chased his work without citing him.”
City Limits staff talk about the biggest stories in the last 12 months; TurboVax creator Huge Ma discusses his 2022 run for State Assembly in Queens.
‘Research has brought to light the disturbing effects air pollution has on our health which can have a lifelong impact on an individual. Behavioral issues and decreased IQ have the potential to impede on a child’s future success, which is why it is crucial to intervene now.’
‘The protective mechanisms that the city built after Sandy did little to stop what New York experienced the night of Ida, bringing into sharp relief not just that climate catastrophe is here, but that it will take different forms, demanding different kinds of preparation.’
‘Though the Commission’s mandate is simple—everyone should be able to live as their full selves with dignity and respect—executing that mandate takes investment, commitment, and resources.’
The de Blasio administration has proposed an increase in spending for student mental health initiatives, but advocates and council members are pushing for more.