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Splitting the rent-hike ‘baby’ is road to ruin for NYC housing
May 3, 2023
Amid a raucous preliminary hearing repeatedly disrupted by protesters, the city’s Rent Guidelines Board voted to raise rents by as much as 5% next year, or 7% for two-year leases.
Splitting the rent-hike ‘baby’ is road to ruin for NYC housing
May 3, 2023
Four radical City Council members -- Shahana Hanif, Chi Ossé, Tiffany Cabán and Sandy Nurse -- crashed the stage alongside tenant activists Tuesday as the Rent Guidelines Board met in Manhattan and agreed to a preliminary raise in rents. By NY Post
Rent board chair denounces City Council members for disrupting hearing
May 2, 2023
RGB’s Nestor Davidson raises safety concerns over “chaotic environment”. By Suzannah Cavanaugh, The Real Deal New York Real Estate News
NYC Rent Board nixes double-digit increase — but signals 7% hike could be on the way
May 2, 2023
The cost of leasing one of the roughly one million rent-stabilized apartments across the Big Apple may rise by as much as 7% next year... By Nolan Hicks and Haley Brown, The New York Post
‘Communist’ group leading ‘good cause’ eviction debate in Albany
April 22, 2023
Billionaire financier George Soros has provided significant financial support to the Communist group Housing Justice For All. By Jon Levine, The New York Post
Hochul’s plan to overhaul NYC housing dead in budget talks along with ‘Good Cause’ eviction proposal
April 20, 2023
By Nolan Hicks and Zach Williams, The New York Post
Housing policies to be omitted entirely from state budget as negotiations fail, sources say
April 20, 2023
By Nick Garber, Crane's New York
Could N.Y.C. Rents Go Up by 16 Percent? Here’s What to Know.
April 20, 2023
A New York City panel may allow rents to rise in roughly one million rent-stabilized apartments. But increases as large as those discussed by the panel — up to 15.75 percent on two-year leases — are unlikely. By Mihir Zaveri, The New York Times
City to Rehab "Chronically Vacant" Rent-Stabilized Apartments for Tenants with Vouchers
April 19, 2023
The initiative will invest $10 million to repair stabilized units that have sat empty, and turn them over to tenants with rental assistance vouchers... By Jeanmarie Evelly, City Limits
Time for a NY housing deal that endures
April 14, 2023
Gov. Kathy Hochul and the State Legislature must develop a housing plan that is flexible and workable. By Editorial Board, Newsday