New York City: Renewed Call for Rent Freezes

New York City: Renewed Call for Rent Freezes

New York City’s rent-stabilized apartment dwellers are facing possible rent increases in 2015, which has many residents clamoring for a renewed call for rent freezes. If passed, the rent increases could reach as much as 3.5 percent on two-year leases. According to the Rent Guidelines Board (RGB), there is also a possible vote in the works […]

Mayor Bill de Blasio an Ode to Charles Dickens

Mayor Bill de Blasio an Ode to Charles Dickens

On January 1 the new leader of America’s largest and most vibrant city, Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City, began his endeavor of what he calls, “The Tale of Two Cities”, the Guardian reports. Mayor de Blasio, the first Democratic mayor of New York City since 1993, was elected in a landslide victory […]