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.
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.
NYC's Rent Guidelines Board Votes To Allow Rent Increases In Stabilized ApartmentsTenants erupted in protest, but some landlords were also unhappy Monday night, when the New York City Rent Guidelines Board voted against a rent freeze for tenants who live in stabilized apartments.
Speaker Mark-Viverito: Rent Freeze Is Needed For Struggling NYC TenantsCity Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito on Monday called on the Rent Guidelines Board to approve a rent freeze for New York City residents with rent-regulated apartments.
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.
Guidelines Board Considers Rent Freeze For First Time EverThe New York City Rent Guidelines Board voted Monday to consider keeping rents at their current level for one-year leases on rent-regulated apartments.
Rent Increases Approved For A Million Rent-Controlled TenantsThe New York City Rent Guidelines Board has voted rent can go up 4 percent on one-year leases and 7.75 percent on two-year leases on rent-stabilized apartments.
Landlords, Tenants Face Off At Rent Guidelines Board Public HearingUnder 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.
Lawmakers, Tenants Call For Overhaul Of NYC's Rent Guidelines Board Saying the Rent Guidelines Board is stacked against renters, politicians and tenants rallied on the steps of City Hall Monday in support of state measure that would give the City Council veto power over the mayor's nominees on the board.
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.
NYC Rent Guidelines Board Votes To Consider Increase On Leases The board agreed to put a 3 to 5.75 percent increase on one-year leases and a 6 to 9 percent spike on two-year leases up for a vote on June 27.