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Tenants Sue Kushner Companies Claiming Rent Rule Violations

Tenants Sue Kushner Companies Claiming Rent Rule Violations

A lawsuit against the Kushner Companies was filed in New York State Supreme Court in Brooklyn on Tuesday on behalf of nine tenants, but it concludes that more than 100 former and current tenants could
Homeless People Outside New York City Are Pushing for More Help

Homeless People Outside New York City Are Pushing for More Help

After her husband died in October 2015, Sheila Cummings’ income could not keep up with her $1,525 monthly rent on their longtime apartment in Freeport, Long Island. She was evicted early last year.
A California Housing Fight, Waged With Pen and Walking Shoes

A California Housing Fight, Waged With Pen and Walking Shoes

A rising tenants rights’ movement in California is preparing to push its cause in ballot initiatives at the state and city levels. Yong Her, center left, and Marie Camacho planned a
Rent Control Campaign in California Is Taken to the Streets

Rent Control Campaign in California Is Taken to the Streets

A rising tenants rights’ movement in California is preparing to push its cause in ballot initiatives at the state and city levels. Yong Her, center left, and Marie Camacho planned a

Unsheltered: What You Need to Know as a New York Tenant

The city’s housing system can be complicated to navigate. Here’s a quick primer on what your rights are and how to exercise them.

Unsheltered: What You Need to Know as a New York Tenant

The city’s housing system can be complicated to navigate. Here’s a quick primer on what your rights are and how to exercise them.
San Francisco Is So Expensive, You Can Make Six Figures and Still Be ‘Low Income’

San Francisco Is So Expensive, You Can Make Six Figures and Still Be ‘Low Income’

Houses near the Bay Bridge in picturesque, but prohibitively pricey, San Francisco. Housing costs have skyrocketed as the tech industry has drawn lots of high-paid workers to the area.
San Francisco Is So Expensive, You Can Make Six Figures and Still Be ‘Low Income’

San Francisco Is So Expensive, You Can Make Six Figures and Still Be ‘Low Income’

Houses near the Bay Bridge in picturesque, but prohibitively pricey, San Francisco. Housing costs have skyrocketed as the tech industry has drawn lots of high-paid workers to the area.
Kushners Sought to Oust Rent-Regulated Tenants, Suit Says

Kushners Sought to Oust Rent-Regulated Tenants, Suit Says

A group of current and former tenants at 184 Kent Avenue in Brooklyn, which is owned by the Kushner Companies, filed a lawsuit that claimed the developer tried to drive them out of the building using
Fighting Over the Future of Inwood, Manhattan’s Last Affordable Neighborhood

Fighting Over the Future of Inwood, Manhattan’s Last Affordable Neighborhood

In the last week, there have been several protests focused on Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, who supports the plan to rezone a large swath of Inwood.
‘Unbearable’ Noise and Dust: Kushner Companies Accused of Driving Out Tenants in Brooklyn Building

‘Unbearable’ Noise and Dust: Kushner Companies Accused of Driving Out Tenants in Brooklyn Building

The Kushner Companies bought 184 Kent Avenue in 2015, when there were 316 rent-protected tenants in the building; by June of this year, 71 were left.
Kushner Companies and Michael Cohen Accused of Falsifying Building Permits to Push Out Tenants

Kushner Companies and Michael Cohen Accused of Falsifying Building Permits to Push Out Tenants

Tenant activists issued a report on Monday that suggested that an investment group led by Michael Cohen, the president’s former personal lawyer, had falsified construction permits by claiming that
Are Landlords Telling the Truth? The City Doesn’t Always Check. He Does.

Are Landlords Telling the Truth? The City Doesn’t Always Check. He Does.

An opposing lawyer called Aaron Carr, the founder of the Housing Rights Initiative, “a very dangerous young man.”
California Tenants Take Rent Control Fight to the Ballot Box

California Tenants Take Rent Control Fight to the Ballot Box

A rally in San Francisco by supporters of Proposition 10, a ballot initiative that would loosen California’s restraints on local rent control laws.