NYC Rent Stabilization
All your pressing questions about this year’s Rent Guidelines Board decision, answered.
After three years of increases, the city’s Rent Guidelines Board voted to approve a rent freeze for one-year leases.
In a preliminary vote, the Rent Guidelines Board voted to approve a rent freeze on one-year leases.
The Rent Guidelines Board will cast a preliminary vote this week.
The city’s Rent Guidelines Board released its report on landlords’s income and expenses ahead of the agency’s yearly hearings.
The city’s nearly 1 million rent-stabilized units may be subject to rent increases this year
The state’s Court of Appeals sided with landlords in a lawsuit to strike down a section of the new rent laws on retroactive rent overcharge claims.
Everything you need to know about rent regulations in New York City, including how to find these somewhat elusive apartments.
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"It’s about the culture of the city," said one small business advocate.
"Laws are only as good as the information that’s out there," says one city official.
"There is still much work to be done," one of the advocates said.
Infamous landlord Steve Croman sued for allegedly illegally deregulating Greenwich Village apartments
A group of Greenwich Village tenants is suing Croman.
The proposed legislation would establish rules for buyouts and penalize landlords who harass tenants
Here are some of the tenant-landlord issues to look out for
An Assemblywoman called violators of the newly enacted rent laws "disgusting"
A Manhattan Supreme Court Justice gave the lawsuit class action status
The complaint says that owners are deprived of their rights to "use, possess, dispose of, and exclude others from their property"
Two landlord groups will reportedly file a lawsuit by mid-July
The city’s Rent Guidelines Board (RGB) decided on a rent increase for the third consecutive year
The state legislature’s new Democratic majority pushed through landmark tenant protections
Governor Cuomo is ‘ready to sign the bills’ that will strengthen tenant protections throughout New York state.
More affluent renters of regulated apartments received bigger discounts from market rate rent, a Wall Street Journal analysis found.
Who’s for reform, who’s against it, and why it matters
Legislators have reached a deal to extend and strengthen rent regulation throughout New York state
Nine bills aimed at protecting NY tenants are likely to pass, Albany Democrats say
The legislation aims to shield tenants from predatory landlords
In a preliminary vote, the Rent Guidelines Board voted 5-4 to approve a rent increase
The laws governing the state’s nearly 1 million rent regulated apartments expire June 15
"I might have to move to another state, where life is cheaper," an activist said
A yearly report presented by the Rent Guidelines Board shows that landlords’ costs increased 5.5 percent, while mortgage service fees are at an all-time low
The board held its first in a series of meetings that will culminate in a June vote.
Pro-landlord groups argue that reforming rent laws will hurt both building owners and renters
Council member Reynoso fears a loft law expansion will displace North Brooklyn manufacturing businesses
The bill would eliminate the Major Capital Improvements program, and roll back rents on apartments affected by MCIs
Find your rent history, submit a complaint, and more—all in one place
A new system will help the DOB double-check the claims of landlords.