The Democratic-led Assembly passed a broad package of legislation designed to restrain increases on rent-regulated apartments statewide. The legislation would essentially return to regulation tens of thousands of units that were converted to market rate in recent years. To read more, go to Assembly Passes Rent-Regulation Revisions Opposed by Landlords
The NYC Rent Guidelines Board adopted guidelines for rent stabilized apartments, lofts and hotels on June 19, 2008. For more information, go to the Rent Increase Guidelines page.
New Law Lets Tenants Sue Over Harassment
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg signed a bill into law on Thursday that for the first time gives tenants the right to sue their landlords in Housing Court for using threats and other forms of harassment to force them out. To read more, go to NewYorkTimes.com
The NYC Rent Guidelines Board adopted guidelines for rent stabilized apartments, lofts and hotels on June 26, 2007. For more information, go to http://www.housingnyc.com.