The Tenant

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Sunset Park »

Nearly 40 Sunset Park Buildings to Remain in Section 8 Program

Tenants feared the loss of federal subsidies after recieving a notice last year.

Red Hook »

Red Hook Artists Fight Rent Increases: Report

Tenants of a Red Hook building are suing their landlord and fighting to pay lower rents.

Boerum Hill »

Rent Hike Forces Knitting Shop Out of Atlantic Avenue

Knit-A-Way of Brooklyn will have to leave the neighborhood by the end of January, according to its owner.

Greenpoint »

Tenants Sue Landlord With Hundreds of Building Violations in Greenpoint SRO

The 1109 Manhattan Ave. tenants say they've lived years with broken toilets, mold and lack of heat. 

Williamsburg »

Landlords Offer Tenants Financial Incentives to Avoid Winter's Slow Market

Realtors said landlords citywide are offering deals including lower rents on 18-month leases.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Hotel Chelsea Trying to Evict Residents

The hotel's owners have filed motions to kick ten tenants out of their  apartments.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Faye Dunaway's Eviction Lawyer Says 'New York is Home' to Actress

Faye Dunaway sent an attorney, Elizabeth Shollenberger, to housing court Thursday on her behalf in the case of a rent-stabilized apartment at 314 E. 78th St.

Manhattan »

Manhattan Rents Get Healthy Boost Due to Increased Demand, Lower Availability

Reports say rents jumped in the first half the year, spurred on by high demand and low availability throughout the borough.

Downtown »

Conde Nast Signs Deal to Move to One World Trade Center

The media giant will move to One World Trade Center at the end of 2014 or beginning of 2015.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Inwood Building on Auction Block After Landlord Defaults on Loan

An Inwood building is on the auction block after its owner defaulted on a $2 million loan to cover its maintenance.

Downtown »

Law Firm Signs City's First 'Green Lease' for 7 World Trade Center

7 World Trade Center is now 90 percent leased, developer Larry Silverstein said.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

City Officials and Advocates to Rally for Rent Reform

Elected officials and tenant and housing advocates will rally at City Hall in support of a rent reform bill.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Morningside Heights Property Manager Admits to Stealing From Columbia Students, Other Tenants

A property manager admitted to stealing $879,000 in rent money paid by Columbia University students.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Stuyvesant Town Forcing Tenants to Install New Walls

Former owner is telling tenants to remove old walls in favor of new ones that further subdivide space.