Steve Wishnia's article in the Village Voice: Saving Mitchell-Lama, notes that Mayor de Blasio's plans to save ML will help keep Mitchell-Lama co-ops affordable, but don't do much for the renters.
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Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Sign the Real Rent Reform (R3) petition to end to vacancy bonus and preferential rent loopholes.
Almost 240,000 NYC families live in a rent stabilized apartment with a preferential rent - a discount that can be taken away at lease renewal leading to a sudden increase of hundreds of dollars. The vacancy bonus gives landlords a 20% increase in rent each time an apartment turns over, providing an incentive for harassment of long-term tenants.