Staying home: NYC evictions down nearly 20% after pro-tenant laws enacted

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Staying home: NYC evictions down nearly 20% after pro-tenant laws enacted

January 6, 2020 | Gabe Herman | amNewYork
Evictions are down nearly 20 percent in New York City since rent laws were enacted last June, city data shows — and the nonprofit Legal Aid Society credited the new laws with contributing to the decline.
Tags: Housing | Housing: Eviction | Housing: Landlord-Tenant | Housing: Right to Counsel

Lawmakers Begin Formal Consideration of Moves to Bolster Rent Regs

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Lawmakers Begin Formal Consideration of Moves to Bolster Rent Regs

May 3, 2019 | Sadef Ali Kully | City Limits
A Manhattan hearing room for the State Assembly Committee on Housing was crowded with real estate groups, city officials housing advocates Thursday for contentious testimonies about major capital improvements, individual apartment improvements and “good cause” eviction legislation among other rent regulation issues due for a vote in Albany this June.
Tags: Housing