WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal that seeks to end rent stabilization laws in New York City. The high court on Monday refused to hear an appeal from James and Jeanne Harmon, who have lost earlier court attempts to get rent stabilization laws thrown out. The Harmons inherited a building with [...]
The battle over a rent-controlled, Upper West Side Manhattan apartment has landed before the U.S. Supreme Court. And the justices are taking a look at the constitutional implications of a law that has been part of the fabric of New York City. The owners of a rental property, where tenant Nancy Wing Lombardi has lived [...]
Court of Appeals — Rent Control: Terrace Court LLC v. NYS Div. of Housing and Community Renewal, et al.
New York State Court of Appeals Rent Control Capital Improvements — Exemptions to Rent Increase Terrace Court LLC v. NYS Div. of Housing and Community Renewal, et al. No.2 Judge Graffeo Background: The plaintiff, after completing a construction project on its building, had sought permission to increase rents as a result of this investment. Five [...]
ALBANY — The framework of an agreement struck by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders is expected to result in a property tax cap, the extension of New York City rent control, tuition increases at the State university of New York and more by Tuesday night.
ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Senate’s failure to renew the New York City rent control law before it expired Wednesday night is “unacceptable.” The Democrat is threatening Thursday to force the Legislature …