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2PROPOSED GUIDELINES FOR LEASES RENEWING BETWEEN 10/1/2017 AND 9/30/2018
Public Notice now available

The NYC Rent Guidelines Board has posted the proposed guidelines for rent stabilized apartments, lofts, and hotel units for leases renewing between 10/1/2017 and 9/30/2018.

All the procedures and proposed guidelines may be found in the Public Notice (in pdf format). The Public Notice is also available in html format (translatable option).

The proposed guidelines may also be viewed and comments may be submitted on the Rules of the City of New York Information Center (NYC Rules) website.

Pre-registration is now open for those wishing to speak at any of the five public hearings (the schedule may be viewed in the About Us section of our website). Call 212-669-7480 and press 0 to register to speak.

The final vote will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 in Mason Hall at Baruch College (17 Lexington Ave, corner of 23rd St).

22017 RGB MEETING & HEARING SCHEDULE
Full 2017 schedule available

The NYC Rent Guidelines Board has posted the complete schedule of meetings and hearings, including the dates and locations of the five public hearings (June 5-19) and final vote (Tuesday, June 27, 7pm). The schedule may be viewed in the About Us section of our website.

The NYC Rent Guidelines Board offers email notices of upcoming meetings and hearings. To subscribe to our notices, visit the NYC.gov Email Updates page and select the "NYC Rent Guidelines Board Announcements" newsletter. If you have previously signed up for NYC.gov email updates and wish to subscribe to RGB Announcements, or wish to unsubscribe, visit the NYC.gov Unsubscribe/Modify page instead.

Video of RGB public meetings, hearings, and votes are available on YouTube. Video will be posted within three days following each meeting and hearing.

 

2HOUSING RESEARCH
Read the research reports that the RGB uses to determine the guidelines

The NYC Rent Guidelines Board annually prepares six research studies:

  • Income and Expense Study
  • Price Index of Operating Costs
  • Income and Affordability Study
  • Changes to the Rent Stabilized Housing Stock in NYC
  • Mortgage Survey Report
  • Housing Supply Report

All six reports for 2017 have been released, and may be read and downloaded in the Housing Research section of our website.

 

RENT GUIDELINES
Find out how much rent can increase in rent stabilized apartments, lofts & hotels

You may view and download the Orders and Explanatory Statements detailing the current and previously issued guidelines for apartments, lofts and hotels in the Rent Guidelines section of our website.

 

faqFAQs
A great place to get answers to the most frequently asked housing questions

Have a question? We may have the answer!

  • How do I find an affordable apartment?
  • Can I have a roommate?
  • Can I get help paying my rent?
  • May I break by lease?
  • Is the rent I'm paying legal?
  • How can I get something fixed in my apartment?

Answers to these and many other questions may be found in the FAQ section of the Housing Resources section of our website.

 

2APARTMENT-HUNTING GUIDES
Looking for an apartment in NYC can be a challenge, but our online resources may help

RGB Apartment Guide
Whether you're new to the Big Apple or a lifelong resident, the Apartment Guide section of our website offers a wealth of useful resources, including a top-ten list of important info, apartment hunting links, what to know before you sign a lease and much more.

NYC Affordable Housing Programs
The NYC Dept. of Housing Preservation & Development offers a wide variety of programs that create newly constructed or renovated affordable rental housing throughout the five boroughs. HPD and its partners use city subsidies and other financing tools to make these apartments affordable to low-, moderate-, and middle-income individuals and families.

 
 

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