The rent stabilization program was allowed to expire and over 1 million households are now at risk of being priced out when their leases go up for renewal.
In New York, it's truly a tale of two cities: a city of the very rich, growing richer, and the poor, who are growing poorer.
Mayor Bill de Blasio opened his State of the City address with a commitment to maintaining a city that is inclusive and affordable.
San Jose, which advertises itself as "the capital of Silicon Valley," has one of the highest housing costs in the nation, as well as - not coincidentally - one of the highest rates of homelessness.
The Coronels are taking a stand to end Fannie Mae's policy of punishing homeowners who were impacted by the housing crisis that Fannie Mae helped create.
The chants of advocates for affordable housing, the Dream Act, anti-fracking and more echoed throughout the Albany Capitol as protesters packed the staircase and halls leading to Governor Cuomo's office.
Groups said Deutsche Bank is blighting communities of color by ignoring their responsibilities as trustees to maintain their properties.
At the stroke of midnight on March 1, laws went into effect that will strike down many county and municipal ordinances that have strengthened legal protections for those who rent.
SAN FRANCISCO - Protesters in San Francisco and West Oakland neighborhoods spotlighted the growing poverty and evictions in the area by targeting the private bus services provided by Silicon Valley tech companies to transport their employees to and from work.
Over 160 people packed a hall at Sacred Heart Community Services to press city council members, Madison Nguyen and Sam Liccardo, to support imposing a fee on developers to fund affordable housing.