tenants rights

The federal government shutdown could spike eviction rates nationwide.
There's often room to negotiate a rental increase.
Residents say the landlord turned their lives into construction hell so they would leave to make way for luxury condo buyers.
Facing online backlash, the building has retracted the "Facebook addendum" of its rental agreement.
Keeping landlords honest in New York City - or New York State, for that matter - is not an enviable task, given how common the less-than-honest ones are, but it's a job that nonetheless falls squarely in the laps of city and state officials.
The amount you're suing for will determine which court you'll go to, but in most cases you'll wind up in small claims court. Rules and compensation limits for small claims court vary by state, so ask your small claims clerk about local fees and rules.
According to the city of Chicago's website, more than 60 percent of the city's residents are renters.
“It’s an invasion of privacy and there’s nothing in the law that requires them to show their income or credit if they’re
When landlords have great tenants, they are more likely to renew leases and limit rent increases. Stacy Brown, operations manager for Real Property Management, has four golden rules for building a great relationship with your landlord.
For the first time in over a decade, dozens of tenants from throughout California will swarm the State Capitol -- meeting with legislators about the security deposit crisis, and demanding change.
The PTFA was introduced at the height of the foreclosure crisis as a short-term measure to help tenants, but the Goldman
It should be considered a right to afford to live in the city where you work. There are 2.5 million New Yorkers in danger of losing this ability if the State Senate allows the state's rent regulation laws to lapse.
A well-crafted press conference featuring State Sen. Pedro Espada, a Bronx Democrat, nearly was upended by opponents representing
New York is experiencing what the rest of the country is, too: unemployment and hard times. The Stuy Town decision on rent regulation will help people keep their homes in this uncertain era.
Last Friday at 5:00 p.m. (which he's apt to do when releasing bad news), San Francisco Mayor Newsom vetoed three pro-tenant ordinances designed to help renters facing hard times.