Now that Governor Cuomo is throwing his weight behind strengthening rent regulation in the state–after a seeming term of ambivalence–the Rent Stabilization Association is out with a new batch of ads explaining how rent regs, at least under the current legislation, only benefit wealthy Manhattanites. Azi over at our sister site PolitickerNY Read More
In a move sure to give landlords and brokers serious agita, Governor Cuomo has come out in favor of strengthening existing rent regulations for New York City’s approximately 1 million stabilized apartments. David Freedlander over at PolitickerNY has all the initial details:
Leaning on his time as HUD secretary during the Clinton administration, Cuomo called affordable housing Read More
The pro-rent regulation folks are upset.
Last night, Tenants PAC, a group devoted to expanding rent regulations in New York, sent out a press release announcing that it was rescinding endorsements for three Senate Democrats from outside the city: David Valesky, Brian Foley, and Darrel Aubertine. The group had pushed to get all three elected over Read More
New York’s rent regulations, set to expire June 2011, would be extended in their current form by seven years in a bill introduced Thursday in the State Assembly.