There are Three Simple Steps to Find Out If You Live in a Rent Stabilized Apartment
Here’s how to find out if you are rent stabilized.
1. Request your Rent History
You can get your rental history from the New York Department of Homes and Community Renewal (DHCR) you can do so by…
- Going to the website www.AmIRentStabilized.com and requesting your history
- Calling the DHCR and requesting a rental history (212) 480 – 6700
2. Receive your Rent History
The DHCR will send you your apartment’s Rental History. Your landlord will never be notified of the request for your history
3. Bring to our Community Meeting
Bring your Rental History to the Community Meeting on April 11th, Tuesday, April 11th @ 6:30pm, at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center – 1 Clarkson St. (Top floor – Community Room) MAP
OR contact us directly and we will walk you through the process – President@VillageDemocrats.Org
More Background for Rent Stabilized Status
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by Cezary Podkul , ProPublica, July 6, 2016
A property tax benefit known as J-51 can mean the difference between a rent freeze and a sharp increase. Here is how to find out if your building qualifies.
Thousands of landlords in New York City are being told to give tenants new, rent-regulated leases because of a tax break they received. That means their apartments will be subject to city-set rent limits, and some tenants might be able to recover past overcharges. Rent limits would apply even to apartments that lease for more than $2,700 a month – the usual cutoff for the regulation known as “rent stabilization.”
Due to an error by state officials, rent limits on tens of thousands of New York City apartments were improperly removed. Now, 20 years later, the state is relying on landlords to fix that problem.