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Month-to-Month Rentals, a Common Risk for Businesses

Raymond Marte-Ventura, 23, stood at the window of his uncle’s motorcycle repair shop on Jerome Avenue near 175th Street on a weekday in October, watching the rain fall onto the bikes parked curbside. Business was slow in the shop, and the weather wasn’t letting up. Marte-Ventura is the manager of Vent Bike Tech, a family […]

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Rate of Housing Violations Highest in the Bronx

More than 10% of Bronx residents lived in an apartment last year with at least one hazardous housing violation.

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HP Actions Debatable Recourse for Landlords and Tenants

Mice, roaches, leaking pipes, and bulging walls — one of these alone could be a tenant’s nightmare. Andrea Daniels, a long-time Bronx resident, lives with all of them. Daniels has lived in her rent-regulated Mott Haven apartment for 16 years. When she needed repairs to her apartment, Daniels put in requests with her landlord. But […]

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Finding a Place in New York with a Rental Voucher

In New York City’s market only 2% of studios and 3% of three-bedroom apartments are in the price range established by the voucher CityFHEPS

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