Uptown Council Member Rodriguez Unveils New SBJSA Bill To Save Immigrant Owned Small Businesses

Today, Friday, May 22nd, 2020, uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, was joined by the President of the Bodega and Small Business Association of New York, Continue Reading →

Harlem Real Estate Industry Leaders Cry Foul Over New Rent-Stabilized Housing Guidelines

Joining a chorus of concerned real estate business owners, Bohemia Realty Group’s Sarah Saltzberg, Co-founding Principal, is pointing out the many unintended consequences of the new Department of State guidance. Continue Reading →

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer Supports Lenox Terrace Tenants In Bid To Stop Rezoning

Today, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer recommended against adopting a proposed plan to demolish several buildings in the Lenox Terrace development and replace them with new luxury apartments and overscale retail stores. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Expands Benefit Of Rent Freeze Programs From Harlem To Hollis

The de Blasio Administration today released updated guidance allowing New Yorkers who pay preferential rents for their rent-stabilized apartments to benefit from the City’s rent freeze programs. Continue Reading →

Contractors And Small Businesses Warn Their Higher Rent Proposals Will Put Them Out Of Work

Taxpayers for an Affordable New York, a coalition of building owners and contractors, today from Harlem to Hollis rallied in Brooklyn to warn lawmakers that their rent proposals will put small business owners out of work. Continue Reading →

Harlem Senator’s Bill Will Extend Time To Report Rent Overcharge

Harlem state senator wants to give New Yorkers living in rent-regulated housing more time to report illegal rent hikes to state officials, according to recently-introduced legislation. Continue Reading →