NYC Rent Control
Nearly a million New York City apartments could get a rent freeze
In a preliminary vote, the Rent Guidelines Board voted to approve a rent freeze on one-year leases.
Rent control vs. rent stabilization in NYC, explained
Everything you need to know about rent regulations in New York City, including how to find these somewhat elusive apartments.
Landlords plan legal challenge against Albany rent reforms
Two landlord groups will reportedly file a lawsuit by mid-July
The campaign for rent reform in New York, explained
Who’s for reform, who’s against it, and why it matters
New York inches closer to universal rent control with state lawmakers’ support
Nine bills aimed at protecting NY tenants are likely to pass, Albany Democrats say
Nearly half of NYC households are rent burdened
A huge portion of very low income New Yorkers pay more than half their income in rent.
Two more class-action lawsuits target NYC landlords abusing J-51 tax program
In two buildings in Harlem and Elmhurst respectively, hundreds of apartments weren’t rent-stabilized as they should have been
New bill seeks to stop landlords lying about rent-regulated tenants
A new report released by the Housing Rights Initiative looks at landlords who fail to identify their rent-regulated units.
The fight for universal rent control in New York
Tenants across New York state are mobilizing to preserve and protect affordable housing.
9 ways NYC tackled the affordable housing crisis in 2017
These are just some ways city worked to address the housing crisis in 2017, and with any luck, these measures will move the needle in 2018.
Rent-regulated tenants in NYC's rezoned neighborhoods to get new protections
The pilot program will also apply to low-income neighborhoods in the city.
Incoming Midtown tower with ‘private sky gardens’ delayed by rent-controlled tenant
Triangle Assets’ plan called for a 600-foot-tall building where ODA had designed 16-foot-tall gaps between every two floors, on the upper floors, to create sculptural gardens.