Sen. Pedro Espada’s new housing bill, which proposes to freeze the rents of qualifying New Yorkers who live in stabilized apartments, was met with a chilly reception from tenant advocates who say it’s really a pro-landlord bill in disguise. We were at the scene, and will have more on this later.
The New York Observer took a look at the buildings sales market in the outer boroughs and reports that there were $400 million of building sales activity in the Bronx in 2009.
Folks at the Bronx Zoo have created some more cute critter videos urging against proposed budget cuts to the state’s zoos, gardens and aquariums.
The Daily News has more on the report that ranks the Bronx as the least healthy place the live in New York State.