Monthly Archives: November 2011

Living Wage A Business Killer

The City Council yesterday held another hearing on proposed Living Wage legislation, despite mixed support even among unions; evidence that the threat of Living Wage requirements killed the Kingsbridge Armory redevelopment plan in 2009, along with 1200 permanent jobs; and … Continue reading

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State Assemblywomen Evicted

Assemblywomen Earlene Hooper and Annette Robinson were evicted from their Albany apartments for not paying rent,

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Tenant Data Remains Available

State Supreme Court Judge Eileen Rakower this week rejected a tenant case to bar the sale of housing court records for tenant screening. The tenant argued that the courts were allowing tenants to be blacklisted whether they were at fault … Continue reading

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7.8% MBR Proposed

The Division of Housing and Community Renewal held a hearing yesterday on a proposed 7.8 percent 2012-13 Maximum Base Rent Factor. The formula on which the factor is based showed a 13.66 percent increase in property taxes on rent controlled … Continue reading

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Management Job Offer

AKAM is a fast growing Residential Property Management Company and we are searching for an experienced Portfolio Manager to join our team.  The perfect candidate will have 5-7 years of experience managing coops/condos in NYC. Must be articulate and have the … Continue reading

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J-51 Deadline

The J51 tax benefit program expires December 31st and the state legislature is unlikely to renew it before then, so get any outstanding applications in by December 15th if you want to see benefits in 2012. Remember the legislature waited … Continue reading

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