Effective November 21, 2022, owners are prohibited from the continued collection and from the prospective imposition of a surcharge on a tenant for the use of a tenant-installed air conditioning unit if the tenant pays for the electric utility service. DHCR has...
NYC considering commercial rent regulation in small business leases
Originally introduced in 2019, a bill that would bring commercial rent control is again before the New York City Council. Rent control for business properties was in effect in New York City from World War II through 1963, but not reinstated since then. Key aspects of...
Judge Upholds Judgment of Ejectment
Borah, Goldstein, Altschuler, Nahins & Goidel, P.C obtained a favorable ruling for a client seeking to recover possession of rent-stabilized apartment. The court found that the tenant had no reasonable excuse for his default in the ejectment action. The...