News About Keeping Rent Stabilized/Controlled Apartments From Going Market Rate The rent of the PREVIOUS tenant must have been $2700 before a rent stabilized/ controlled apartment can go market rate. Landlords can no longer raise the rent to $2700 after the previous tenant moves out by doing remodeling and using other gimmicks to get it to $2700 needed to go market rate. To find out the rent paid by the previous tenant ask DHCR for the rent history going back […]
STOP THE LOSS OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING, JOIN THE FIGHT. WE ONLY HAVE UNTIL JUNE 15 TO CHANGE THE RENT LAWS. Get on a FREE bus to Albany to demonstrate for changes in the rent law that will stop the loss of affordable housing. Advocates and tenants will rally in Albany on Tues., June 9. Buses will leave at 7 a.m. at 135th St. and Fifth Ave. in front of P.S. 197 and will return to New York City at 6 […]
UPDATE: VID’s Feb. 12th meeting spotlighted a report from Councilmember Corey Johnson and a Forum on Rent Regulations Councilmember Corey Johnson reported on his past year in the Council and what he looks forward to in 2015. Marlene Nadle, Chair of VID’s Housing Committee added timely discussion, via a special guest speaker from Met Council on Housing, on this year’s legislative debates in a Forum on Rent Regulation. New York State’s rent protection laws expire in less than five months, […]
The next VID Tenants Clinic will be held on Wednesday, November 12th at 6:00 PM at VID-26 Perry Street (basement). You do not need to make an appointment but you must bring all pertinent documents.