New Law Eases Conversion of Rentals Into Co-ops and Condos
Welcome news for owners of small rental building (five units or less): Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a new law making the path to converting small rental buildings to condominiums or co-ops much easier. One...Read Full Post
Judge voids Albany’s good cause eviction law; tenants abandon city-by-city push
Housing Justice for All will concentrate on passing a statewide measure By Suzannah Cavanaugh | Research By Kathryn Brenzel at The RealDeal Less than a year after Albany made history as the first New York municipality to pass good cause...Read Full Post
I’m on a Monthly Lease. Can My Landlord Suddenly Evict Me and My Dog?
Renting on a month-to-month basis can leave tenants in a vulnerable position. But landlords often want to make a deal rather than evict. By Ronda Kaysen at The New York Times Q: My wife and...Read Full Post
Hamptons Summer Landlords Rejoice Due to Rent Law Amendment
As we all know, the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act (HSTPA) of 2019 placed a limit on how much security deposit a landlord in NY can collect from a tenant (the equivalent of...Read Full Post
Good Cause Eviction Takes Significant Step Towards NYC Reality
The ‘good cause eviction’ bill (S2892) recently took a major step towards making its way to NYC. On July 19, 2021, the Albany Common Council approved legislation which aimed at protecting tenants from large...Read Full Post
What to Do if Facing Eviction
COVID-19 still impacting New York City and many are left with questions on what to do if they are evicted after Executive Order 202.28 expires on August 20, 2020. Expiring eviction freezes like Executive...Read Full Post
What Will Happen to Large NYC Rents?
When the stay at home orders were put on the city in March, much of the life and energy that made New York City was sucked away. People opted to “weather the storm” outside...Read Full Post
What COVID-19 has done to New Development
The COVID-19 pandemic has put a wrench in many long-term plans and new developments are no exception. New developments such as those in in Long Island City, Queens, a place where there was great...Read Full Post
COVID-19 in New York City: The Issue of Unpaid Rent
As New York City begins to open after months of shut down, landlords are hopeful about collecting unpaid rents that have accumulated due to COVID-19’s impact on tenants. Under Executive Order 202.28, landlords are...Read Full Post
How Landlords Will Safely Re-Open?
New York City landlords are taking drastic measures to safely re-open their buildings in phases. Most buildings in New York City are following CDC and State guidelines. Phase one, which started a few weeks...Read Full Post