rent regulations

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at police headquarters following the death of officer Brian Moore on May 4, 2015. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

De Blasio Meeting With State Lawmakers On Rent, Schools

The mayor’s visit comes at a critical time for lawmakers. The laws governing New York City’s rent rules, the tax break and the policy giving the mayor control of local schools are set to expire.

05/27/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Jan. 26, 2015 . (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Proposes Rent Law Changes, Urges State To Act

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio wants state lawmakers to expand tenant protections for the city’s 1 million rent-regulated apartments.

05/05/2015

Advocates for strengthening rent laws in NYC rally outside City Hall before Council hearing (Credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Rally Held Outside City Council Hearing On Extending, Strengthening Rent Regulations

City Councilman Jumaane Williams and other advocates argue with 60,000 people in city shelters right now, that number will spike if rent protections are not strengthened.

03/02/2015

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NYC Leaders & Alliance For Tenant Power Rally For Stronger Rent Laws

During the rally, the Alliance for Tenant Power outlined its plan to shore up rent regulation laws that are up for renewal in June.

11/18/2014

Renters rally in Brooklyn. (credit: Marla Diamond, WCBS 880)

NYC Rent Control Law Expires After Lawmakers Engage In ‘Worst Of Political Games’

Late Wednesday night, the state Senate failed to extend the New York City rent control law until Friday, leaving more than 1 million tenants temporarily no longer protected by the 1946 law.

06/16/2011