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Angry tenants protest the Rent Guidelines Board's decision to hike rents on June 23, 2014. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYC’s Rent Guidelines Board Votes To Allow Rent Increases In Stabilized Apartments

Tenants erupted in protest, but some landlords were also unhappy Monday night, when the New York City Rent Guidelines Board voted against a rent freeze for tenants who live in stabilized apartments.

06/23/2014

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Speaker Mark-Viverito: Rent Freeze Is Needed For Struggling NYC Tenants

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito on Monday called on the Rent Guidelines Board to approve a rent freeze for New York City residents with rent-regulated apartments.

06/16/2014

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Guidelines Board To Vote In June On Rent Freeze For Some Regulated Apartments

On Monday, the board voted to consider 0 to 3 percent increases on one-year leases on rent-regulated apartments.

05/06/2014

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Guidelines Board Considers Rent Freeze For First Time Ever

The New York City Rent Guidelines Board voted Monday to consider keeping rents at their current level for one-year leases on rent-regulated apartments.

05/05/2014

Demonstrators at the Rent Guidelines Board vote, June 20, 2013. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Rent Increases Approved For A Million Rent-Controlled Tenants

The 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.

06/20/2013

Tenants hold signs at the Rent Guidelines Board public hearing, June 13, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Landlords, Tenants Face Off At Rent Guidelines Board Public Hearing

Under 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.

06/13/2013

Two men walk near an apartment complex in Harlem on December 3, 2008. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Lawmakers, Tenants Call For Overhaul Of NYC’s Rent Guidelines Board

Saying the Rent Guidelines Board is stacked against renters, politicians and tenants rallied on the steps of City Hall Monday in support of state measure that would give the City Council veto power over the mayor’s nominees on the board.

04/16/2012

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NYC Tenants Furious With Rent Guideline Board’s Decision To Hike Rates

Hundreds of New York City residents filled Cooper Union on Monday night to fight against rent increases for rent-stabilized apartments. But their wishes would go unfulfilled.

06/27/2011

Two men walk near an apartment complex in Harlem on December 3, 2008. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

NYC Rent Guidelines Board Votes To Consider Increase On Leases

The board agreed to put a 3 to 5.75 percent increase on one-year leases and a 6 to 9 percent spike on two-year leases up for a vote on June 27.

05/03/2011