Housing

People participate in a protest calling on New York to cancel rent outside of a New York Civil Court in Brooklyn on Tuesday, July 7th.
To protect Black lives, extend the halt on all evictions.
Opinion
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Tenants are pledging not to pay rent in an effort to spur action from the New York government.
Federal aid is likely needed to make rent or mortgage cancelation feasible.
Policy
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Lawmakers and housing advocates are calling for rent cancelation in New York.
A bill in the state Legislature would offer rent relief for struggling tenants, but landlords would be affected too.
Policy
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State Senator Michael Gianaris
Gianaris and Niou want to cancel rent for tenants hit by coronavirus.
Policy
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State Senator Alessandra Biaggi was one of the lawmakers to call for a halt in evictions.
Many argue that evictions during this public health crisis could lead to more people contracting the coronavirus.
News & Politics
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Mayor Bill de Blasio riding the subway, his homelessness plan has been broadly criticized.
Homeless advocates, outreach workers and cops say the mayor’s approach doesn’t address root causes.
Policy
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Despite spending billions of dollars New York City seems incapable of addressing the humanitarian crisis that is its homeless problem.
Despite damning reports, calls to action and billions spent, New York is perpetuating the crisis.
Policy
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Brownstones in Manhattan.
A little-known practice is generating buzz among advocates and industry members.
Policy
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Apartments in Manhattan.
Multiple tenants have reported that brokers are still trying to charge them considerable fees.
Policy
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NYC tenants will no longer have to pay broker's fees.
While renters rejoice, the real estate industry fears the worst.
Policy
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