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Posts tagged "rent increase"

Rent-stabilized tenants tell tale of extreme landlord coercion

Data exist to mark and lend understanding of the turnover rate in the legions of rent-stabilized buildings across New York City. When one complex features notably higher-than-average departures, it can be telling evidence of unusual -- even abnormal - circumstances.

NYC rent regulation about fairness, stability - not affordability

It makes sense why real estate groups and developers' lobbying entities have long pushed - consistently and insidiously - the argument that New York City rent stabilization is all about affordability for the metro's most cash-pressured tenants.

Notorious NYC landlord pleads guilty on felony counts

This is not our first blog post to spotlight New York City landlord Steven Croman, who many of our readers likely know something about, either from the persistently adverse press garnered by that individual and his residential management companies or from painful experiences they can personally relate.

When J-51 tax abatements expire, are you stuck paying higher rent?

According to the New York City Rent Guidelines Board, landlords may or may not be able to raise the rent in buildings with J-51 benefits. It depends on whether rent stabilization applied to the building before it received the J-51 benefits. If so, the benefits expiring do not change the rent regulation status.