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Rent Regulation

Will The Supreme Court End Rent Control?

Posted 01.24.2012 | New York

Insanely jealous of the West Village man paying $331.76 a month for a beautiful four-bedroom apartment? You might find some solace in a new lawsuit. F...

Improving New York's Fiscal Report Card Further

Carol Kellermann | Posted 08.27.2011 | New York
Carol Kellermann

Congratulations to Governor Andrew Cuomo and his legislative colleagues for completing a session marked by significant fiscal accomplishments. But more hard work lies ahead.

Albany Stalemate: NYC Rent Laws Set To Expire Tonight

Posted 08.15.2011 | New York

New York City rent laws are set to expire at midnight tonight as Democrats in Albany push to strengthen rent regulations and Republicans seek to simpl...

Love NYC's Diversity? Then Strengthen Rent Regulations

Brad Lander | Posted 08.03.2011 | New York
Brad Lander

Rent regulations aren't just our best affordable housing program. They are something much deeper: policy for a diverse, stable city.

Tenants' Rights Are Human Rights: A Response to Critics' Misrepresentation of Rent Regulation

Jumaane D. Williams | Posted 07.26.2011 | New York
Jumaane D. Williams

It should be considered a right to afford to live in the city where you work. There are 2.5 million New Yorkers in danger of losing this ability if the State Senate allows the state's rent regulation laws to lapse.

Rent Regulation Is Not Affordable Housing

Carol Kellermann | Posted 07.23.2011 | New York
Carol Kellermann

Advocates for extending rent regulation claim that the laws provide "affordable housing." But the rent regulation system provides inadequate relief to the neediest renters within the system.

Rent Control Preserves Affordabilty

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

When Governor Paterson proposed changes to the city's rent regulation laws, criticism poured in from both tenants' groups and landlords.