Monthly Archives: May 2017

Turning Up the Heat

Nighttime building temperatures will have to be a minimum of 62 degrees next winter, regardless of outside temperature, under legislation passed by the City Council yesterday and expected to be signed by the Mayor. CHIP and ABO opposed the measure, … Continue reading

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A Good Freeze

City water rates will be frozen at 2016 rates for another year per the Department of Environmental Protection’s recommendation to the Water Board yesterday. A State Supreme Court Judge has threatened to put an apartment building into receivership if the … Continue reading

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Bugging Owners

Building owners will be required to file annual reports on bedbug infestations and either send notices to tenants or post the information under legislation signed into law by Mayor de Blasio, Wednesday. The law goes into effect in six months. … Continue reading

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Budget Reprieve, For Now

Congress, yesterday, gave final approval for increased funding for tenant and project based Section 8 for the remainder of the fiscal year ending September 30th–basically allowing for continued funding of existing benefits due to inflation–but the Trump administration is seeking … Continue reading

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