Category Archives: News

  1. ‘Harlem High Line’ proposal could bring affordable housing

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    October 24, 2014 by westsideneighborhoodalliance

    Harlem High Line

    “Harlem may be getting its own version of the High Line,” DNAinfo reported last week. “The proposed project — dubbed the Harlem …
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  2. Airbnb Investors Finance Smear Campaign as Reward for Favorable Law

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    October 23, 2014 by westsideneighborhoodalliance


    From Valleywag: When San Francisco began considering legalizing Airbnb, the flourishing startup was quick to ingrain itself in the political …
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  3. Summary: Attorney General’s Main Findings Against Airbnb


    October 21, 2014 by westsideneighborhoodalliance

    Airbnb Schneiderman

    New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman released an extensive new report last week showing that nearly three-quarters of Airbnb’s rentals …
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  4. ‘Want to clean up Albany? Get the landlords out!’

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    October 20, 2014 by westsideneighborhoodalliance

    home rule

    “When Bill de Blasio accepted the endorsement of the Tenants Political Action Committee in front of Stuyvesant Town during last year’s mayoral campaign, …
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  5. NY Daily News: ‘De Blasio administration files first lawsuit against apartments operating as illegal hotels through sites like Airbnb’

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    October 19, 2014 by westsideneighborhoodalliance

    Airbnb injunction

    Good news for NYC renters; bad news for Airbnb: On Oct. 17, the New York Daily News reported that the de Blasio administration has filed its first lawsuit against apartments operating as illegal hotels.

  6. San Francisco Tenant ‘Hero’ Ted Gullicksen Has Died

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    October 18, 2014 by westsideneighborhoodalliance

    Ted Gullicksen

    SFGate reported on Oct. 14 that Ted Gullicksen, executive director of the San Francisco Tenants Union and for decades one of …
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  7. Attorney General: Airbnb Rentals Mostly Illegal


    October 17, 2014 by westsideneighborhoodalliance

    Eric Schneiderman

    Schneiderman found that a whopping 72% of Airbnb’s rentals were illegal.