Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the resignation of housing commissioner Rafael Cestero last Friday. Cestero leaves the city agency of Housing Preservation and Development -- the largest developer of affordable housing in the country -- for L M Partners, a private local affordable housing de ... More >>
Today, City Council speaker Christine Quinn and Housing Commissioner Rafael Cestero vowed to make sure that conditions won't worsen at ten crumbling Bronx buildings that have fallen into foreclosure. Back in March, we named the prior owners of the buildings, Los Angeles real estate develo ... More >>
In a city of slumlords and broke-ass apartment buildings, these stand out.
After nearly three years of veritable civil war between two powerful real estate executives and thousands of tenants, the owners of the historic downtown residential complexes, Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village, will appear in court again today. Landlords Jerry and Rob Speyer, and their part ... More >>