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Lawmakers Continue Talks on NYC Rent Regulations

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Buildings in Soho. Buildings in Soho. (Jenchapter3/flickr)

The state legislature is set to continue talks on rent control laws that apply to roughly 1 million New York City apartments on Tuesday following a temporary extension of the 1946 law Monday night. The new deadline is midnight Tuesday.

Senate Republicans want to pass an extension of the current provisions wants. The Democrat-led Assembly wants to strengthen protections for tenants.

The issue has been linked to a property tax cap and gay marriage legislation as the end of the session nears.

With the Associated Press

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Abul Shahidullah from Rent Control.

Abolish rent control, continue all apartments under rent control law as rent stabilised. Property tax cap is a must.

Jun. 21 2011 12:24 PM

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