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Final Vote on Monday, June 29 at 6 p.m.

On June 29, the Board plans to deliberate upon and take the final vote to set guidelines for 2015 Apartment Order #47 (covering rent stabilized apartments and lofts) and 2015 Hotel Order #45. Set forth at the following links are proposals for final adoption of guidelines that have been made by Board members in advance of the June 29 meeting. The proposals may be viewed here.

The final vote will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 29, 2015 at the Great Hall at Cooper Union, 7 East 7th Street, Manhattan. Further details on our Schedule of Meetings page.

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).

Videos of 2015 RGB public meetings, including the preliminary vote and four public hearings, are available from links on our Schedule of Meetings page.

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


Law extended through June 15, 2019

For information on the renewal of the rent laws, please see the NYS Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR) website.

Our website has not yet been updated to reflect changes in the new rent law. Please contact DHCR for information.


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 2015 reports have been released and may be read and downloaded in the Housing Research section of our website.


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.


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 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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