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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

Brooklyn landlord Joel Israel, accused of demolishing apartments, appears in court (Credit: CBS 2)

Bushwick Landlord Accused Of Trying To Force Rent-Stabilized Tenants Out Testifies For First Time

Joel Israel testified for the first time at his contempt hearing for not making repairs at 98 Linden Street as he has agreed to do.

04/04/2014

2010 Chinatown apartment fire (credit: CBS 2)

Chinatown Residents Back In Rent-Controlled Apartments Following 2010 Fire

One of the worst fires ever in Chinatown ravaged three apartment buildings in April 2010 and left 200 people homeless.

07/18/2013

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

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If Preliminary Vote Is Any Indication, Rent Hikes Coming To NYC Apartments

A preliminary decision was issued Tuesday for raising the rents on rent-stabilized apartments in New York City.

04/30/2013

NYC rent protests

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