One of the worst fires ever in Chinatown ravaged three apartment buildings in April 2010 and left 200 people homeless.
The Landlord Incentive program covers about 30 percent of monthly rents for qualifying tenants. The rates paid would vary slightly based on the number of bedrooms in the rental, the county and the tenant’s income.
A preliminary decision was issued Tuesday for raising the rents on rent-stabilized apartments in New York City.
Public Advocate pushing for tougher punishments on landlords who don’t turn on the heat.