For a family of five, 500 square feet was enough until the coronavirus hit. Now they’ve upsized to an 800-square-foot two-bedroom.
Tenants are on the hook when they break a lease — but only if the landlord makes a reasonable effort to re-rent the apartment. How do you know if they’re doing that?
The tradition of flocking to Florida and other sunny shores for the winter, usually by retirees, looks different this year.
The home rental service gave the first comprehensive look at its finances on Monday as it moves to go public.
Brokers can hand off tours of listings and the litany of client questions to their bionic colleagues, but a human has to step in when a deal is ready to be made.
There’s no going back to the old ways. Which technologies could propel the industry forward?
Two recent college grads are working — and dancing — from their new Brooklyn home during the pandemic.
Trips that might have been two or three nights last year now feel too brief — not worth all the hoops, not quite enough time away.
Half of New York City’s 24,000 restaurants could go out of business. Gertie is fighting to avoid becoming one of them.
On an empty lot near Phoenix, perhaps the most auto-addicted city in America, a start-up is betting $170 million on a more walkable future.
Noise. Damages. Safety questions. Airbnb is racing to address the risks posed by partying guests before it goes public.
For the first time ever, New Yorkers cast their ballots early for a presidential election, sometimes standing in line for five hours.
Three roommates support each other through the pandemic and fumigation, and luck into a bigger apartment for the same price.
The need for privacy has driven some people to rent hotel rooms, vacant apartments and empty offices.
City planners, developers and local officials weigh in on how the pandemic could change the city’s housing markets, land use and policy.
Soaring inventory and discounted rents in Manhattan have pushed the median to the lowest price in nearly a decade.
The pandemic has accelerated a creative exodus.
The four companies known as Big Tech — Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google — now have more than 22,000 employees in the city, with thousands added just this year.
Covid-19 has revealed the depths of the nation’s rental housing crisis — but a group of Minneapolis tenants has shown that a different future is possible.
Three roommates in a one-bedroom apartment was fine before the pandemic struck, but after? She was ready for a studio.
The wealthy want to escape the pandemic to a private, isolated paradise. The people who sell islands have to explain: It’s complicated.
The recovery is tenuous, but renters are returning, buyers are getting deals, and those who stayed are finding a measure of vindication.
Two new towers rising on industrial land in Queens will be filled predominantly with affordable housing.
Proposals giving tenants the right to purchase their building are being revived as the coronavirus puts renters at risk.
Some couples, faced with the possibility of not seeing one another for long stretches when the pandemic hit, instead decided to quarantine together and fast-tracked their relationships.
As retail chains abandon Manhattan, New Yorkers can rebuild a city that is more hospitable to its small businesses.
She put her career on hold to raise a family, but the pandemic gave her a chance to become a doctor.
If you’re hoping to relocate, renew a lease or renegotiate an existing agreement, this is what to keep in mind.
It’s a renter’s market. Here are some tips to help you take advantage of your power as a tenant.
Despite a plethora of outdoor dining and the plans to allow some indoor dining by next week, the outlook for the food service industry is grim.
A survey conducted by an industry group found that many establishments were still facing a financial crisis even after opening for outdoor dining.
After the pandemic hit, the number of longer-term listings jumped in the Irish capital. That brought some relief to a crunched market for renters, though it may not last.
Some landlords are adjusting rent, while others hold firm. Their decisions are reshaping New York City’s neighborhoods.
An artist who bought a loft on West Broadway for $15,000 in 1972 sells it for $2.4 million and retires to her home borough of Queens.
Months of pandemic-related closures have left many business owners too deeply in debt to survive without concessions or deferrals.
Soaring rents, the pandemic and the rise of the Instagram yogi could mean the demise of the urban wellness oasis.
From state to state, and even judge to judge, a simple-sounding order by the C.D.C. on eviction cases is open to interpretation.
The pandemic didn’t stop these high school sweethearts from marrying. It just downsized their party.
As they grow accustomed to working from home, many businesses are delaying signing new leases until rents drop and the pandemic passes.
City residents head to new developments in walkable suburban communities where they can get apartments with more indoor and outdoor space.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, home sales in parts of the Sunshine State have more than doubled.
For workers who are required to be on-site, fear of public transportation has spurred a wave of demand for homes within walking distance of their jobs.
A Trump administration order could allow many renters to avoid eviction through Dec. 31. We answer renters’ questions here.
Renters receive more relief, but there’s a looming problem for landlords, especially those who own just a few properties.
Using land trusts and land banks to develop distressed properties creates growth and equity.
The C.D.C. action cited the coronavirus risk if tenants are forced into shelters or other crowded quarters. It did not lift their rent obligation.
The two pageant winners traditionally share a New York apartment, but that has taken on new meaning in the pandemic, since neither can travel for her usual appearances.
A deadly pandemic is no time to turn families out of their homes.
Britons eager for a bargain have taken up the government’s “eat out to help out” offer. But how long will the resurgence last?
With a federal moratorium coming to an end, legal aid lawyers say they are preparing to defend renters in housing court.