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De Blasio calls for NYC rent freeze, asks state to assist tenants

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has called on the state and the city’s Rent Guidelines Board to assist those who may be struggling to pay their rent next month due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Activists calling for May 1 rent strike

A new push by activists calls for all New Yorkers to withhold rent payments on May 1.

De Blasio proposes rent deferment for NYC tenants who lost income

New York City renters who have lost a source of income could be allowed to defer their rent payments under a proposal put forth by Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday.

NYCHA in duress: maintenance workers, staffers say they need more equipment and PPEs

New York City Housing Authority leaders said they have close to 95,000 surgical masks on hand. Officials have said they’re distributing 90,000 of those masks to all operations departments.

NYCHA residents want workers to wear protective equipment

New York City Housing Authority residents in need of repairs are afraid to allow workers without protective equipment inside their homes.

Appeal to landlords continues as April starts and rent is due

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues, rent for millions of New Yorkers is due this week. However, due to mass job losses, some renters are coming up empty-handed.

What you need to know about rent, mortgage and property taxes

April 1 means the biggest payment most people make each month is due: their rent or mortgage payments

No additional rent relief for New Yorkers as April 1 nears, Gov. Cuomo says

With April 1 just days away, many renters in New York who are struggling financially because of the coronavirus outbreak are still hoping for relief from the state.

Mayor de Blasio calls for rent freeze amid COVID-19 crisis

Mayor. Bill de Blasio is calling for a rent freeze for 2.3 million tenants in nearly 1 million rent-stabilized units across the City amid the COVID-19 epidemic.

New law allowing people on probation and parole to vote takes effect in NJ

Ron Pierce always valued the right to vote and remembers Election Day being meaningful in his house growing up.

Should landlords suspend rent during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to have a major impact on the economy with small businesses closing and companies laying off workers.

Coronavirus alert: NYers rally vs. U.S. sanctions which escalate global health crisis

On Wed., March 11, human rights groups gathered in front of the Trump building on Wall Street and charged Pres. Trump and Big Pharma with a criminal policy that threatens the world.

City tenants hope to add to tenant victories with Comptroller’s help

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer wants landlords to be required to alert tenants of their rights. Stringer called for legislation to create a “Tenant Bill of Rights” that would keep a check on landlords who try to take advantage ...

Trump budget 'threatens the very future' of New Yorkers who rely on housing programs: senators

Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers could soon pay more rent for their public housing homes while also seeing a reduction in services under Trump Administration proposals.

Thousands were without water at Manhattan NYCHA complex

Thousands of New York City Housing Authority residents were without water Sunday night after a water main break, officials said.