Statement From Senator Hoylman On Court Decision Weakening Historic Tenant Protection Laws

This week, a slim majority of the New York State Court of Appeals ruled that the strengthened rent overcharge lookback in the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019 (HSTPA) could not be enforced retroactively. Continue Reading →

Unemployment Rockets 360 Percent In New York State Amid The COVID Crisis

Unemployment figures in the U.S. rocketed to 6.6 million in the most recent week counted, more than doubling the number the week before as more and more businesses lay off or furlough workers in the midst of the coronavirus crisis. Continue Reading →

The COVID-19 Crisis: Senator Hoylman New “COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Donation Credit” Legislation

Today, Senator Brad Hoylman announced legislation to create the COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Donation Credit. Continue Reading →

Harlem Senator Benjamin’s Statement And Letter To Gov. Cuomo Regarding Parolees

Earlier this week Harlem Senator Brian Benjamin sent a statement to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo regarding parolees, here’s Senators Benjamin’s statement and letter.

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100+ Organizations Urge de Blasio To Issue Eviction Moratorium And Close Housing Courts

Over 100 organizations across the city, spearheaded by the Right to Counsel NYC Coalition, sent a letter to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio urging him to issue a citywide eviction moratorium. Continue Reading →

NYC Joins A Lawsuit Against EPA Over Failure To Act On Ozone Pollution From Upwind States

Corporation Counsel James E. Johnson announced today that New York City has joined a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its failure to act – despite a court mandate. 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 →


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