First Time Ever: NYC's Rent Guidelines Board Votes For Stabilized Rent FreezeFor the first time in its history Monday, the New York City Rent Guidelines Board voted in favor of a rent freeze on one-year rent-stabilized leases.
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.
NY Legislative Leaders Reach Deal On State Budget, Rent ControlThe state's rent regulations had expired June 16 but were temporarily extended as lawmakers continued to negotiate.
Negotiations Over NYC Rent Regulations To Go Through WeekendNegotiations over the renewal of New York City's now-expired rent regulations will continue through the weekend and into next week.
Protesters Demand Action After New York Rent Regulation Law ExpiresTenants and housing advocates are planning a midday protest Tuesday outside the governor's office in New York City over the overnight expiration of the state rent control law.
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.
Tenants, Activists Demand Rent Regulation Extension, Fight IncreasesThe fight over rent regulations stretched from the city to Albany Thursday, with several protesters getting arrested and dozens of tenants later swarming a Rent Guidelines Board meeting.
NYC Tenants Demand Renewal Of Rent Stabilization RegulationsMore than 1,000 chanting tenants from New York City filled the hallways of the state Capitol in Albany Tuesday, urging lawmakers to renew and strengthen the law governing the city's rent regulations.
De Blasio Meeting With State Lawmakers On Rent, SchoolsThe 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.
Mayor De Blasio Proposes Rent Law Changes, Urges State To ActNew York Mayor Bill de Blasio wants state lawmakers to expand tenant protections for the city's 1 million rent-regulated apartments.
Rally Held Outside City Council Hearing On Extending, Strengthening Rent RegulationsCity 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.
NYC Leaders & Alliance For Tenant Power Rally For Stronger Rent LawsDuring the rally, the Alliance for Tenant Power outlined its plan to shore up rent regulation laws that are up for renewal in June.