Mayor signs bill giving representation to all low-income renters facing eviction
State must offer funds directly to tenants if landlords choose not to participate in the program
New York landlords and tenants will gain access to $2.3 billion in federal aid allocated by the state.
Frustrated landlords demand Albany get rent aid out the door
Uncertainty surrounding capital gains tax break lingers
Real estate groups say lack of representation is par for the course
Property owners testified at Rent Guidelines Board’s Thursday meeting
Tenants would have one-time option to extend leases up to a year
The extender bill is expected to go to a full vote in the Senate and Assembly later this week.
Make that more than 55% if you live in New York or California.
The market reached a new milestone in the first quarter of 2021, as NYC rents hit record lows
Eligible units are still outnumbered by Section 8 recipients
Small landlords in the NYC area to find out what this means for them.
Discussing various real estate asset classes a year into the pandemic, guests see hopeful signs of increased activity in the […]
More than $2 billion in federal and state rent relief, but also tax hikes exceeding $4.3 billion.
Prices rising one year after pandemic hit, but don’t call it a full recovery yet.
Newly bill, would bar evictions and rent increases for one year in cases where landlords accept aid.
Landlords who charge more than one month’s rent for security at lease execution are taking a substantial risk.
During the pandemic, the difference between the median rent in the two boroughs nearly vanished.
Albany finally have the big bucks to pass a substantial relief program as part of the state budget
There are no easy options when it comes to collecting back rent these days, so landlords would be wise to […]
Second Round of Rent Relief Reached Even Fewer People Than First
Barely 1% of tenants owing rent have received aid in second round
Senate and Assembly released their one-house budget resolutions, providing a snapshot of each chamber’s priorities
Some of those property owners are turning down the funding that they’re eligible for
Judge says landlords have no constitutional right to “unregulated market”
The state legislature is set to extend the eviction moratorium on small businesses and landlords with fewer than 10 apartment […]
The shift in new lease signings seems to be happening quickly, especially for smaller units
$23.5 billion will be allocated for New York.
Blanket moratorium on evictions is unconstitutional.
Differences emerge on industry donations, housing policy, taxes
Thousands of small landlords who have had their finances fractured by a year of eviction moratoria
Tenants owe landlords $57 billion. What happens when they don’t pay?
Commercial real estate investors that can be accessed through state and local governments
Assembly members also want rent debt forgiveness for tenants
Mom-and-pop landlords say they’re being chased out of New York City
Newly amended legislation would distribute $1.3B in federal funds.
Repeat of the foreclosure crisis with a disproportionate impact on Black and Hispanic landlords.
That’s a slight uptick from last month, when 76.6% of renters made a payment by the first week of the […]
Guests are optimistic about 2021, expecting low growth in the first quarter, with gains in the second half.
Measure on accessory dwelling units comes with rent control
US deal volume nearly doubled quarter-over-quarter; multifamily and industrial held strong
It’s been nearly a year since the start of the pandemic — and for some retailers, that means it’s been […]
Rising liability insurance costs, and delays in city approvals that are making it increasingly challenging to break even financially.
Real estate leaders support Biden’s plan for $25 billion in rental assistance
Commercial eviction ban | Office and hotel conversions | Emission cap workaround | Tax and disclosure changes | Infrastructure
The share of the riskiest apartment debt held by banks rose to 17%
Ban evictions of businesses with fewer than 50 employees until May 1
We look forward to restoring property rights to thousands of property owners
Cash-rich investors looking to use the slump to beef up their portfolios there’s plenty of pickings
Overall dollar volume in Q4 was $4.7B
Guests discuss a trend in investment sales to seek transactions outside of New York
Sales volume in December was off 51% from a year ago, to $2 billion, even as transactions fell by a […]
Biden is expected to move quickly to extend protections for renters, Bloomberg reported, and may sign an executive order within […]
The real estate industry generated more than half (53 percent) of the City’s total annual tax revenue in the last […]
Any parts of the bill: loan forgiveness, eligibility, administration still require clarification
Landlords in December continued to offer discounts not seen since the Great Recession
If a tenant files a Hardship Declaration with an Owner, the Owner cannot bring an eviction proceeding before May 1, […]
Plan to rebuild the economy also included legalizing adult-use cannabis and online sports betting tax to help plug a $15 […]
The ban on commercial evictions may continue through the spring, if Gov. Andrew Cuomo has his way.
Rents are in freefall and the vacancy rate hit an all-time high of 5 percent.
Cuomo had previously said he intended to extend existing legislation limiting evictions, portions of which were to expire at the […]
The pandemic devastated the housing industry this year, but there were a few flickers of life.
Move comes hours after governor says current regime will be extended
“We have this big coalition of organizations that are working to put pressure on the landlords directly to reduce the […]
Landlord groups say it’s a good start, but not enough
Holes in the federal aid package will hurt the industry starting next year
The government needs to step up and provide rental assistance to renters who cannot afford to pay, and give housing […]
Brooklyn, rents dropped 6.3% year over year, and the median asking rent was $2,400. After the 2008 financial crisis, rents […]
Her landlord told her the rent was increasing from $3,250 to $3,300. Knowing that it was a renter’s market, Knibbs […]
These new ICOs will not require renewals, cutting red tape for the construction industry while also providing peace of mind […]
Since the mid-terms, Democrats have held the majority of seats but a supermajority allows Democrats to override any veto from […]
A coalition of housing groups releases a blueprint that includes rezoning affluent neighborhoods, legalizing basement apartments and turning hotels into […]
The median net effective rent in Brooklyn was $2,619, down 8 percent from $2,855 a year ago. Inventory also remained […]
$60M in funds will be returned to federal government if not used by Dec. 30 deadline
Brooklyn landlords receiving notices from plumbers last month warning them they might be fined $10,000 by the city.
Lawsuit sought to overturn laws signed in response to the pandemic
Advocates say that the tenants living in an estimated tens of thousands of basement apartments represent some of the city’s […]
Marshals recently carried out the first legal residential eviction in New York City since the start of the pandemi
The thought process is, if you’ve got large capital gains, do you consider your options and recognize capital gains now, […]
New York landlords will be required to speed up potentially dangerous repairs to their properties under a new law just […]
A federal relief package benefiting New York may not happen until February
With tighter restrictions it’s more important than ever to shop around for a mortgage.
Renters returned to Manhattan and Brooklyn in October—in a big way. Months of falling rents and rising concessions—spurred by a […]
REBNY report shows missing money has hit 10 figures
Average insurance costs for the Bronx to be $720 per unit a year
Brooklyn saw a decline in both prices and inventory. The median rent fell 3% to $2,615 from $2,700 the month […]
I suspect my property manager is corrupt. How can I find out if they’re taking kickbacks, and what should our […]
The extension comes as a pause on Civil Court deadlines was about to run out — which would have opened […]
Property taxes account for more than 40 percent of the city’s tax revenues, with real estate taxes accounting for more […]
If signed into law, would force property owners to fix their building within the court-imposed time limit, or risk losing […]
It states how a building can be used—and covers both the type of use the building is zoned for
More than 57,000 New Yorkers who didn’t meet the program’s requirements did not receive aid from the agency
NYCB execs say apartment vacancy rate is low; share price down 31 percent this year
If it’s an investment property, rather than your primary residence, you can be taxed on your capital gains—i.e.,
Four New York City developers have been fined over half-a-million dollars after trying to skirt rent regulations.
CDC rules say such tenants can’t be physically removed from their homes before the end of the year.
After the pandemic dramatically slowed commercial real estate deals across the U.S., the summer saw an uncharacteristically high uptick — […]
The pandemic and subsequent shutdowns have dealt a serious blow to New York City landlords, sending vacancy rates soaring and […]
The National Multifamily Housing Council’s monthly payment tracker, which collects data on collections in 11.4 million market-rate units, found that […]
If you are new to being a landlord it’s worth going to extra lengths to find a financially qualified tenant.
Without help from the government, more than 15 percent percent of landlords say they do not think they’ll be able […]
Public Advocate Jumaane Williams introduced new legislation mandating a new landlord “watchlist
Sales in NYC are plummeting, and so is the tax revenue that’s generated with every transaction.
It’s been 16 months since the new rent laws were passed. What has the impact been on NYC rent-stabilized and […]
Rents across the city continued their downward slide in September, and hundreds of frustrated landlords are feeling the crunch & […]
In a memo released Oct. 9, Administrative Judge Lawrence Marks said that residential evictions — including those for non-payment of […]
Millions of renters believe they will be evicted from their homes in the next two months due to eviction, according […]
New Yorkers who left at the peak of the pandemic are starting to come back, lured by a range of […]
The first stimulus package, the $2.2 trillion CARES Act, passed with bipartisan support in March and helped stave off a […]
“It doesn’t stop evictions. It doesn’t stop cases from moving forward. It doesn’t stop landlords from filing cases…
For residential rental properties, the depreciation period is 27.5 years and for non-residential it is 39 years, according to the […]
It applies to restaurants, bars, gyms, theaters, retailers subject to in-person restrictions, barbershops, hair salons, tattoo & piercing parlors.
The law prohibited courts from issuing eviction warrants for unpaid rent that was due from the beginning of the crisis […]
Landlords explain why even affordable units are empty
Donors have added $3 million to a landlord-backed initiative begun in May to help some of the neediest New Yorkers […]
To the dismay of landlords, tenants now have a seat at the table in the legal challenges to New York’s […]
Before the pandemic emptied the city, few lenders benefited from the heady local real estate market…
New York’s residential markets to a crisis: a decline in rents, largely in affordable multi-families with work-force tenants…
New York’s moratorium on commercial foreclosures and evictions will be in place until at least Oct. 20, Cuomo announced on […]
Many renters don’t even know CDC eviction protection is an option for them.
Fed signaled that short-term interest rate will remain at 0 to 0.25 percent, and projections are, rates will remain near […]
Almost 11 million households were behind on rent or mortgage payments during the first three months of the pandemic.
Princeton University’s Eviction Lab finds drop in 16 cities
The rates for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dropped 7 percentage points for the week ending September 10, reaching 2.86 percent.
Construction continues around the City Point complex in Downtown Brooklyn, one of the most active neighborhoods for new condo sales […]
As the rate of new COVID-19 cases has slowed in New York City, relief from the city’s high rents has […]
Some multifamily owners have pegged occupancy rates at 90%, but a key index that tracks publicly traded landlords has fallen […]
Cuomo, de Blasio both announce that they postponed sale…
As COVID-19 transforms New York City, public health orders at the city, state, and federal levels have been put in […]
Eviction crisis has seemed increasingly likely this summer…
New York’s rental housing providers have rounded on the Trump Administration after it introduced a new moratorium on…
Washington’s new eviction ban shocked landlords and tenants when it came not from the agencies that oversee housing…
No-fee listings made up 75 to 85 percent of all listings in Manhattan and Brooklyn in August, the New York…