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The RGB's annual compendium of research is now available for purchase exclusively through CityStore

The New York City Rent Guidelines Board is proud to offer the newest edition of our year-end publication, Housing NYC: Rents, Markets and Trends 2014. With the latest information on housing supply changes; tenant income and affordability; owner revenues and costs; economic trends; and multifamily mortgages, Housing NYC is an wide-ranging compendium of research on the state of the City’s rental market.

Housing NYC: Rents, Markets and Trends 2014 comprises all six of the Rent Guidelines Board studies released in 2014: the Price Index of Operating Costs; the Income and Expense Study; the Income and Affordability Study; the Housing Supply Report; the Mortgage Survey Report and the Changes to the Rent Stabilized Housing Stock in NYC in 2013 study. The book also contains the 2014-15 apartment, loft and hotel guidelines adopted by the Board, a glossary of rent regulation terms and comprehensive data from the 2011 NYC Housing and Vacancy Survey.

Housing NYC, published in both printed book and CD format, may be ordered by phone, mail, or in person exclusively through CityStore. For more ordering information, please contact CityStore by dialing 311 (from within NYC) or 212-NEW-YORK (from outside NYC). Price: $30 for either the book or CD; $50 for both (plus tax & shipping).


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.

Videos of all 2014 RGB public meetings, hearings and votes are available on YouTube.


Read the research reports that the RGB uses to determine the guidelines

All six reports of 2014 -- Housing Supply Report; Changes to the Rent Stabilized Housing Stock in NYC in 2013; Price Index of Operating Costs; Income and Expense Study; Income & Affordability Study and the Mortgage Survey Report -- as well as a Special Report, Comparing the Price Index of Operating Costs (PIOC) and the RGB Income and Expense (I&E) Study, may be read and downloaded in the Housing Research section of our website.

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 a new apartment?
  • Can I have a roommate?
  • Am I allowed to sublet my apartment?
  • 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.


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 Online Affordable Housing Resource Center
The NYC Affordable Housing Resource Center offers information on all aspects of City housing, including renting an apartment, buying a home, affordable housing lottery listings, apartment maintenance issues and more.

NYC Housing Connect
NYC Housing Connect is a portal to search and apply for affordable housing opportunities in New York City. On the site, you can learn how to apply for affordable housing; view current and upcoming housing opportunities; and apply to housing options for which you may qualify.

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