Rent Control

Protesters Blast Cuomo Over Deal On Rent RegulationsRent-regulated tenants and advocates rallied Wednesday outside Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Manhattan office, accusing him of selling out to wealthy developers.
NYS Senate, Assembly Unable To Come To An Agreement On Rent Stabilization LawsDespite dire warnings, Albany lawmakers were unable to agree on the possibility of extending rent regulations.
NYC Tenants Want Change Now As Rent Regulations Set To ExpireTime is running out for the more than 2 million tenants covered by New York City's rent laws while a deal to renew the regulations continues to elude New York state lawmakers.
Chinatown Residents Back In Rent-Controlled Apartments Following 2010 FireOne of the worst fires ever in Chinatown ravaged three apartment buildings in April 2010 and left 200 people homeless.
Rent Increases Approved For A Million Rent-Controlled TenantsThe New York City Rent Guidelines Board has voted rent can go up 4 percent on one-year leases and 7.75 percent on two-year leases on rent-stabilized apartments.
Landlords, Tenants Face Off At Rent Guidelines Board Public HearingUnder the proposal, a one-year lease could see a rent increase from 3.25 percent to 6.25 percent. A two-year lease could go up from 5 percent to 9.5 percent, according to the rent board.
Actress Suing MTA After She Was Forced Out Of Her Home For Second Ave. Subway Construction
Wednesday Appears To Be D-Day For Gay Marriage In New YorkThe 32 Republicans meeting will decide, maybe as soon as Wednesday, whether to send a bill approving same-sex marriage to the floor for a full vote.
Senate Temporarily Restores New York City's Rent Control Law All 2.5 million people living in 1 million rent controlled apartments will be protected from any rent hikes or eviction landlords might have sought at least until Monday.
Gov. Cuomo Threatens Special Session For NY Legislature Over Rent Control LawGov. Andrew Cuomo says the Senate's failure to renew the New York City rent control law before it expired Wednesday night is "unacceptable."
State Troopers Arrest NYC Lawmakers At Rent Control RallySen. Bill Perkins, a Manhattan Democrat and the first escorted out, said they are trying to get rent laws renewed or reformed. Bronx Assemblyman Jose Rivera also was arrested.
Poll: New Yorkers Want Property Tax CapA poll said the New York Legislature's top priority heading into the final weeks of the 2011 session should be passing a property tax cap. The Siena College poll said the next priorities should be an ethics reform law followed by extending rent control laws in New York City.
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