Tenant Advocates Disappointed By Preliminary Vote On Rent HikeThe Rent Guidelines Board held a preliminary vote on Tuesday, and recommending increases for 1-million rent controlled units in the city.
Frustrated Tenants Say Rent Increases Are Forcing People From Their HomesTenants and their supporters voiced their displeasure when the Rent Guidelines Board voted preliminarily for an increase of 0 to 2 percent for one year leases.
If Lawmakers Don't Act, Rents Could Rise In NYCThe laws governing the rent paid by more than 2 million New York City residents are due to expire June 15, and state lawmakers are preparing for what could be a bruising debate over whether to renew, strengthen or weaken them.
Guidelines Board To Vote In June On Rent Freeze For Some Regulated ApartmentsOn Monday, the board voted to consider 0 to 3 percent increases on one-year leases on rent-regulated apartments.
NYC Tenants Furious With Rent Guideline Board's Decision To Hike RatesHundreds 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.