Behind New York's Housing Crisis: Weakened Laws and Fragmented Regulation

In the latest installment of the "Unsheltered" series, the New York Times details how affordable housing is vanishing as landlords exploit a broken system, pushing
out rent-regulated tenants and catapulting apartments into the free market. The article features interviews with tenants and highlights one of NMIC's most recent efforts to protect tenants in our community.

"NMIC investigated the rental histories of the 92 apartments at 560 Audubon Avenue. The study, part of a pending 2016 lawsuit alleging rent overcharges, found unexplained rent jumps in 58 apartments and registered rents that didn’t match leases in 33."

 

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