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NY Officials Announce Task Force to Fight Tenant Harassment

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Mayor de  Blasio and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman plan to target landlords who use disruptive construction projects to force tenants out of rent-regulated apartments.

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As Rent Stabilization Law Expires, Advocates Vow to Fight

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

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City expects push-back from Republican legislators

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Rent Vote Could Bring NYC First Rent Freeze in Decades

Sunday, June 22, 2014

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An unprecedented zero-percent increase for one-year leases is on the table.

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Suit Alleges Landlord Targets Blacks

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

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Tenants in the Homewood Gardens Estates in the Prospect-Lefferts Garden neighborhood have filed a lawsuit against their landlord, alleging he is trying to evict them to bring in white renters.

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Tenants Optimistic that Rent Freeze Possible

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Rent-stabilized tenants are hoping for good news from the new members of the Rent Guidelines Board.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Rent Control and A Year After Sandy

Monday, October 28, 2013

Robert Fogelson tells the history of rent wars in New York and the invention of rent control. And we'll look at how Sandy has changed the city.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Rent Wars and the History of Rent Control in New York

Monday, October 28, 2013

Robert M. Fogelson tells the fascinating but little-known story of the battles between landlords and tenants in New York from 1917 through 1929. His book The Great Rent Wars: New York, 1917-1929traces the tumultuous history of rent control in New York from its inception to its expiration as it unfolded in New York, Albany, and Washington, D.C. Fogelson also explores the heated debates over landlord-tenant law, housing policy, and other issues that are as controversial today as they were a century ago.

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WNYC News

Board Approves Rent Hikes

Thursday, June 21, 2012

The city's Rent Guidelines Board voted Thursday night to increase rents for the nearly 1 million rent stabilized apartments in the city.

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WNYC News

Controlling Rent in Hoboken

Sunday, November 06, 2011

Tuesday is election day — and in Hoboken, N.J., there's a referendum on the ballot regarding a new rent control ordinance that has yet to go into effect.

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Senate Leader Says Tax Cap, Rent Legislation 'On Track'

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Republican Senate majority leader Dean Skelos said a package of legislation that includes statewide property tax cap and city rent control legislation remains on track.

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