Monthly Archives: May 2016

City to Withhold Rent

Mayor de Blasio, yesterday, invoked the Spiegel Law to warn eight owners of 12 apartment buildings that the City would not be paying June rent for tenants on public assistance unless 2075 violations were corrected. The Rent Guidelines Board, yesterday, … Continue reading

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4 Minutes

Did you know that BuildingsNY at the Javits Center is NOW ONLY 4 MINUTES FROM TIMES SQUARE on the 7 train? Discuss your cases with representatives fromĀ  DOB, HPD, DOF, DEP, DOS and Con Ed at CHIP’s City Hall at … Continue reading

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Prevailing Problem

State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, yesterday, echoed Governor Cuomo’s commitment not to pass an extension of the 421a tax incentive program without a prevailing wage requirement, probably dooming it for the current legislative session. Mayor de Blasio signed several bills … Continue reading

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RGB Deja Vu?

The 0-2% one year and .5-3.5% two year stabilized renewal guidelines proposed by the five ‘public’ members of the Rent Guidelines Board this week (all de Blasio appointees) are the same as last year’s proposals that led to a zero … Continue reading

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