Advertisements



With revised bill, Council will revisit commercial rent control

A Brooklyn councilman wants to take another crack at passing commercial rent control next week with a revamped version of a bill loathed by the real estate community. Councilman Stephen Levin said... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

Would Ocasio-Cortez"s rent control bill solve housing crisis?

As Oregon and California enact new rent control laws to combat the affordable housing crisis, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez proposes strict rent caps nationwide......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 27th, 2019

City Council passes new protections for commercial tenants

The City Council voted Wednesday to crack down on what some elected officials call an epidemic of commercial tenant harassment in the city. Bronx Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson's bill, which... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 26th, 2019

City Council weighs new harassment protections for commercial tenants

The city could soon crack down on what some elected officials say is a problem of commercial tenant harassment in the city. The Wall Street Journal reports that the City Council will take up a bill... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 24th, 2019

New tenant harassment bill strikes right balance

Earlier this week, the City Council put forward legislation that would strengthen laws pertaining to commercial tenant harassment.  Some of the media coverage about the legislation has been very inaccurate.  I would like to use t.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklySep 24th, 2019

Sacramento adopts rent control, just cause eviction ordinance

Sacramento has adopted the first rent control policy in the city’s history, though plenty of people on both sides of the debate aren’t happy about it. On a 7-1 vote with one member abstaining, the Sacramento City Council adopted an ordinance limiting.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 13th, 2019

Commercial waste bill"s debut next week has businesses worried

After years of debate over the best way to reform commercial garbage collection, haulers and the businesses they serve may be in for a surprise. Legislation appears to be headed to the City Council... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 26th, 2019

Rent-control battle in California resumes as landlords push to defeat proposals

Rent control is back on the front burner in California as lawmakers consider a bill that would cap monthly increases statewide and Gov. Gavin Newsom weighs in to support "a renter protection package.".....»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcApr 27th, 2019

Should City Council control Philly property values? New bill says yes.

A b.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 30th, 2018

Apartment group says Sacramento City Council may take up rent control ordinance

Sacramento’s escalating rents could result in the City Council enacting a rent control ordinance, possibly to head off a rent control ballot measure that could appear before voters in November. The California Apartment Association posted an item on its.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 7th, 2018

Councilmen: Spare small homeowners from anti-Airbnb enforcement

A pair of City Council members asked the city Tuesday to stop targeting small homeowners who rent units out on websites such as Airbnb. The comments came during a hearing on a bill that would require... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 27th, 2018

Battle over city"s commercial waste plan heats up with new bill

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to radically change the way commercial trash is collected will encounter new opposition Thursday when two City Council members introduce a bill that aims to reach... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 28th, 2018

Battle over city"s commercial waste plan heats up

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to radically change the way commercial trash is collected will encounter new opposition Thursday when two City Council members introduce a bill that aims to reach... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 28th, 2018

Pols ponder commercial rent control, aka survival of the weakest

Imagine if well-meaning animal lovers became upset at the cycle of life and death on the African plains and persuaded governments there to put an end to it. Various human interventions would protect... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 20th, 2018

Why the city should leave old rent control bill in the past

Across the nation, the retail sector is undergoing a major transformation. The rise of internet shopp.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 9th, 2018

A better answer than commercial rent control

We’ve all seen it, from Flushing to Crown Heights and even to Manhattan’s Upper East Side: the vacant storefront. Streets that were once populated by small businesses serving their unique... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 10th, 2018

Outraged REBNY members turn out to protest ‘catastrophic’ commercial rent bill

The Real Estate Board of New York and its allies came out swinging during a City Hall hearing Monday on a controversial.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 24th, 2018

BANKS: Making Our Voices Heard for the Betterment of New York City

Last week, I had the great privilege of standing with more than 100 REBNY members who attended a public hearing on commercial rent control legislation.  I want to sincerely than.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 30th, 2018

Council bill looks to save landlords money on property tax appeals

The City Council recently passed legislation to require that owners of commercial and rental properties assessed at $5 million or more—rather than the current $1 million—submit a certified audit of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 31st, 2019

Oregon OKs 1st statewide US mandatory rent control law

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed the first mandatory statewide rent control bill for the U.S. as the economically booming state struggles to control a spiraling housing crisis......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 28th, 2019

Giving Back: Eshenbaugh challenge urges CCIM, others to donate turkeys

Name of project: CCIM donates hundreds of holiday turkeys thanks to Eshenbaugh’s challenge Info: Commercial real estate broker Bill Eshenbaugh of Eshenbaugh Land Co. recently issued a challenge to his fellow Tampa Bay area brokers to match his $500 do.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals5 hr. 50 min. ago